Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazil neighbors limit travel to halt virus strain's spread

Brazil's neighbors are starting to restrict international travel amid concern about the spread of a new coronavirus variant that experts say may be more contagious and driving a second wave of infections.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine-preventable diseases surge in crisis-hit Venezuela

Vaccine-preventable diseases have not just returned, but surged in crisis hit Venezuela, according to new research presented at this year's European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Amsterdam, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Yellow fever death toll hits 99 in Angola

An ongoing yellow fever epidemic in Angola has killed 99 people out of 462 suspected cases since December 30, statistics showed Monday, despite government attempts to quell the outbreak.

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Yellow fever outbreak kills 51 in Angola

A yellow fever outbreak in Angola has killed 51 people out of 241 suspected cases, in the first epidemic of the disease to hit the country in 30 years, official statistics showed Monday.

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Rabid bats kill 12 children in Peru

At least 12 indigenous children in Peru have died from rabies after being bitten by blood-sucking bats, which locals at first blamed on witchcraft, health officials said.

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