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According to UNAIDS , an estimated 270,000 people were living with human immunodeficiency virus in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa region in 2012.
In 1918, as World War I drew to a close, an epidemic of Spanish flu took the lives of between 50 and 100 million people around the world.
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Doctors and nurses fighting the world's biggest outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa should get incentives including better pay, insurance and access to the new Ebola drug ZMapp, an international health expert said.
A new polypill increases adherence to treatment following a myocardial infarction , according to results from the FOCUS Study presented for the first time at ESC Congress 2014 today by principal investigator Dr Valentin Fuster, director of Mount Sinai Heart in New York, US.
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One country has been severely affected by the Ebola outbreak. As the death toll climbs and supplies fall short, a local human services organization, "Community of Caring," is sending aid.
Birdwatchers often go to extreme lengths to spot a rare species, even travelling to the westernmost of Alaska's Aleutian islands.
More than $430 million will be needed to bring the worst Ebola outbreak on record under control, according to a draft document laying out the World Health Organization's battle strategy.
Senegal placed 20 people who were exposed to the nation's first Ebola case under surveillance, including the patient's family and medical workers, Minister of Health Awa Marie Coll Seck said.
A child suffering from tuberculosis in India, which has the highest number of new cases of TB and of TB-related deaths in the world, with 2.3 million new cases and an estimated 320,000 deaths annually.
Residents of West Point neighbourhood, which has been quarantined following an outbreak of Ebola, receive food rations from the United Nations World Food Program in Monrovia on August 28, 2014.
Liberia on Saturday said it would deny permission for any crew to disembark from ships at the country's four seaports until the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa was under control.
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Mead Wilkins, director of Job and Family Services of Medina County, updated county commissioners Tuesday on how the rise of heroin use in the county is effecting young children and families.
Dr. Julio Montaner, Director of the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, wear an AIDS awareness ribbon as he takes questions from reporters after speaking at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday February 19, 2012.
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