Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Seychelles schools re-open as plague cases test negative

Two suspected cases of plague in the Seychelles have tested negative, the government said Wednesday, as children returned to schools which had closed as panic swept the island nation last week.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Seychelles schools closed over plague fears

The Seychelles government ordered schools to close Friday, after the discovery of two suspected cases of plague thought to have been brought from Madagascar where the disease has killed scores.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Venezuela reports 4,700 suspected Zika cases

Venezuela has recorded 4,700 suspected cases of people infected by the Zika virus, which is thought to cause brain damage in babies, the health ministry said on Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mali announces new Ebola case

Mali announced Saturday a new case of Ebola in a man who is fighting for his life in an intensive care unit in the capital Bamako.

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