Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cholera outbreak kills 10 in S.Africa

An outbreak of cholera has killed at least 10 people near South Africa's capital of Pretoria, health authorities said Sunday, urging the public to be "extra vigilant".

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Meningitis: Know the signs

Meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia (blood poisoning) are rare but severe diseases that can kill or leave people with life changing disabilities and health problems. Young adults, and university students in particular, ...


150 salmonella cases in Europe linked to Kinder factory

A total of 150 salmonella cases have been detected in nine European countries, two specialist European agencies said Tuesday, pointing the finger at a Kinder chocolate factory in Belgium that has been closed.

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