Sunday, February 17, 2019
In Uganda, there’s currently an outbreak of Marburg virus, an extremely infectious virus that causes victims to bleed from every orifice before finally succumbing to severe dehydration and blood loss. With a current fatality rate of 100 percent, the...
Jennifer LeClaireCall it a trend. I read earlier this week about a South African pastor who sprays his congregants with insecticide in the name of curing what ails them. Health authorities have intervened but apparently a false prophet down...
The disease, known as Marburg virus disease (MVD), is similar to Ebola and can be lethal in up to 90 per cent of cases.Emergency screening has begun at the Kenya-Uganda border in Turkana after three members of the same...
Forty-eight Christians were massacred in nine days of violent attacks in Nigeria, with some of the survivors describing the terror they felt at the hands of Islamic Fulani herdsmen who broke through their doors and destroyed houses and churches."Every...
Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that people need to be prepared for the worst.  Redfield said the Democratic Republic of Congo’s newest Ebola outbreak may not be containable.Tom Inglesby, the director...
Several Christian students were knifed and beaten at a high school in Nairobi, Kenya, after they refused to convert to Islam, reports have said, with clashes leaving 35 students injured.Morning Star News reports that the brawl took place last week...
The outbreak of a deadly virus similar to Ebola – the fatal fever that struck west Africa – has been confirmed in the continent.Marburg, which kills up to 88% of people it strikes, has killed two people in Uganda...
ENGLAND is not set to have a white Christmas - but snow has fallen in the Sahara desert for only the second time in living memory. Amateur photographer Karim Bouchetata took incredible pictures of snow covering the sand in the...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The risk of the deadly Ebola virus spreading from Congo is now "very high" after two confirmed cases were discovered near the Uganda border, the World Health Organization says. The outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever in northeastern...
The latest outbreak, which took root in Madagascar, has now killed 124 people and infected around 1,300, but scientists say this figure will definitely rise.South Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Comoros, the Seychelles, Mauritius and Reunion have all been...

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