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Al-Ahram Weekly - World
1/4/2024 11:19:56 PM
The spectre of epidemics is looming over Gaza as hundreds of thousands of displaced people risk the contraction of infectious diseases, reports Alaa Al-Mashharawi from Gaza.

Life & Style - Health
9/11/2023 12:02:13 PM
PEPFAR program is endangered, which officials say has saved 25 million lives in 55 countries from Ukraine to Brazil to Indonesia. That includes the lives of 5.5 million infants born HIV-free.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/30/2023 11:19:00 PM
BRICS’ invitation to Egypt to join the increasingly influential economic bloc last week is definitely a positive step that should be warmly welcomed.

World - Africa
8/30/2023 5:15:25 PM
France condemned the toppling of Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba on Wednesday which could represent another setback for Paris in Africa where friendly governments have been falling in an "epidemic" of coups.

Egypt - Health
8/19/2023 8:14:56 PM
Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar called for further efforts to build a better future with fair access to medications and vaccines, particularly during the outbreak of pandemics, epidemics and other health crises.

World - International
12/31/2022 10:24:38 AM
Chinese manufacturing contracted for a third consecutive month in December, in the biggest drop since early 2020, as the country battles a nationwide COVID-19 surge after suddenly easing anti-epidemic measures.

Egypt - Health
11/21/2022 9:01:30 PM
The spread of the Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) should not alarm the public as it is not an epidemic and its spread does not call for the suspension of study in schools, Minister of Heath and Population Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar said on Tuesday in a press conference held in Cairo about the recent spreading of the virus.

Arts & Culture - Screens
9/11/2022 12:24:15 PM
A documentary tracing an artist's campaign against the family behind the US opioid drug epidemic scooped the Golden Lion, the top prize at the Venice Film Festival, on Saturday.

World - International
6/6/2022 10:23:48 AM
At least 10 people were killed and more than two dozen wounded in four shootings across the United States this weekend, as lawmakers struggle to respond to the country's long-running epidemic of gun violence.

Life & Style - Health
5/28/2022 2:46:05 PM
The World Health Organization says nearly 200 cases of monkeypox have been reported in more than 20 countries not usually known to have outbreaks of the unusual disease, but described the epidemic as ``containable'' and proposed creating a stockpile to equitably share the limited vaccines and drugs available worldwide.

World - International
5/25/2022 8:07:04 PM
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer swiftly set in motion a pair of firearms background-check bills Wednesday in response to the school massacre in Texas. But the Democrat acknowledged Congress’ unyielding rejection of previous legislation to curb the national epidemic of gun violence.

World - International
5/2/2022 6:30:53 PM
A record 16 million chickens, ducks, and other poultry have been culled in France since November in one of the most severe bird flu outbreaks in years, the agriculture ministry said Monday.

World - International
3/10/2022 8:07:20 PM
Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the world has seen a dramatic improvement in infections, hospitalizations and death rates in recent weeks, signaling the crisis appears to be winding down. But how will it end? Past epidemics may provide clues.

World - Africa
12/16/2021 6:41:38 PM
Congolese officials on Thursday announced an end to an Ebola outbreak that had killed at least six people since October in the latest health challenge confronting the country's restive east.

Egypt - Health
12/9/2021 10:43:07 PM
Egypt has codified a host of COVID-19 restrictions, including those regulating facemasks and public gatherings, assigning jail penalties and fines for violators in accordance with the newly issued epidemics and pandemics law.

Egypt - Politics
11/30/2021 10:19:20 AM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi ratified on Monday a recently-issued law, No. 152 of 2021, on measures to fight epidemics and pandemics in Egypt after it was approved by the House of Representatives in mid-November.

Egypt - Politics
11/16/2021 7:10:07 PM
The House of Representatives gave on Tuesday a final approval of a new government-drafted law aiming to impose procedures and measures necessary to fight the spread of epidemics and pandemics.

Egypt - Politics
11/13/2021 6:05:54 PM
Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – will conduct discussions this week on a number of laws and foreign agreements.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/19/2021 11:34:56 PM
Mohamed Abu Shaar observes developments on the ground

World - International
10/13/2021 9:41:41 PM
Amid an epidemic of ransomware attacks, the US is discussing cybersecurity strategy this week with 30 countries while leaving out one key player: Russia.

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