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Opinion -
5/23/2024 12:32:04 PM
The world’s development institutions are increasingly turning away from poverty-related ills like hunger, infectious disease and illiteracy—the challenges still facing most people across the planet.

Life & Style - Health
3/12/2024 11:53:53 AM
The world's biggest vaccine maker will start rolling out a cheap new malaria inoculation in Africa from May, bolstering the fight against one of the most deadly infectious diseases globally.

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.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/31/2023 11:04:00 PM
On the 86th day of the Israeli war, the Palestinian health ministry reported numerous deaths in overnight strikes on central Gaza's Zawayda and the nearby Al-Moghazi refugee camp, while the World Health Organization (WHO) warned of the growing threat of infectious diseases and the UN says Gaza is "just weeks away" from famine.

Life & Style - Health
11/19/2023 6:19:05 PM
More common droughts will put millions at risk of starving, mosquitoes spreading farther than ever before will take infectious diseases with them, and health systems will struggle to cope with the burden, the researchers warned.

Life & Style - Health
5/21/2023 11:04:15 AM
The World Health Organization on Saturday launched a global network to help swiftly detect the threat from infectious diseases, like COVID-19, and share the information to prevent their spread.

Life & Style - Health
5/17/2023 10:19:54 PM
Unsafe foods, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), contribute to poor health, including impaired growth and development, micro-nutrient deficiencies, noncommunicable and infectious diseases, and mental illness. Globally, one in ten people are affected by food-borne diseases each year.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
4/2/2023 12:00:00 AM
The infectious disease that killed the most people last year is one we’ve heard almost nothing about, writes Bjorn Lomborg

Egypt - Health
2/26/2023 11:39:35 PM
An Egyptian presidential initiative that adds new medical tests to pre-marriage procedures, including tests for HIV and other infectious diseases, came into force on Sunday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Living
10/4/2022 8:03:17 PM
Al Ahram Weekly interviews Sophie Yacoub, whose training in the treatment of infectious diseases contrasts to her father Sir Magdi Yacoub’s fame for cardiac surgery

Life & Style - Health
8/9/2022 1:56:44 PM
Climate hazards such as flooding, heat waves and drought have worsened more than half of the hundreds of known infectious diseases in people, including malaria, hantavirus, cholera and anthrax, a study says.

World - International
8/8/2022 5:27:22 PM
After news broke that the U.S. declared monkeypox to be a public health emergency, friends and family started asking me, an infectious disease epidemiologist, if monkeypox is about to begin causing widespread death and chaos. I assured them that Aug. 4, 2022, public health emergency declaration is about government resource allocation.

World - International
7/24/2022 6:38:12 PM
In July 2022 Ghana confirmed its first two cases of the deadly Marburg virus, a highly infectious disease in the same family as the virus that causes Ebola. The Conversation Africa’s Wale Fatade and Usifo Omozokpea asked virologist Oyewale Tomori about its origin and how people can protect themselves against the disease.

World - International
7/18/2022 9:46:44 PM
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government's top infectious disease expert, said Monday he plans to retire by the end of President Joe Biden's term in January 2025.

Life & Style - Food
6/23/2022 11:36:58 AM
The global food crisis sparked by the war in Ukraine will kill millions by leaving the hungriest more vulnerable to infectious diseases, potentially triggering the world's next health catastrophe, the head of a major aid organisation has warned.

World - International
6/16/2022 10:05:13 AM
North Korea on Thursday reported the eruption of another infectious disease in addition to its ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, saying leader Kim Jong Un has donated his private medicines to those stricken with the new disease.

World - International
12/28/2021 1:38:19 PM
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert, said the nation should consider a vaccination mandate for domestic air travel, signaling a potential embrace of an idea the Biden administration has previously eschewed, as COVID-19 cases spike.

Life & Style - Health
11/26/2021 7:16:03 PM
Science mourns the death of Egyptian-American Doctor Sherif Zaki - the founder and chief of the Infectious Disease Pathology Branch in the Coordinating Centre for Infectious Diseases in Atlanta, Georgia.

Life & Style - Health
9/7/2021 11:08:31 AM
The European Union’s infectious diseases agency played down the need for booster shoots to ward off the delta variant among the general public

World - Africa
8/9/2021 10:26:45 PM
'This is the first time Marburg, a highly infectious disease that causes haemorrhagic fever, has been identified in the country, and in West Africa,' WHO statement said.

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