How is Liberia Preparing for the Wuhan Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)?

By Taiyee N. Quenneh, Ph.D. A disease epidemic with the potential for pandemic proportions is upon us again. Unlike the…

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The U.S. Approves First Vaccine for the Prevention of the Ebola Virus Disease that Killed Over 11,000 in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of Ervebo, the first FDA-approved vaccine for the prevention of Ebola…

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Liberia leads in ‘Conflict of Interest’ Saga in Africa: the case of the health minister

MONROVIA, Liberia – Around the world and especially in advanced democracies and developed nations, governments established and abide by criminal…

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DRC records 6,000 deaths in 2019 following measles epidemic: WHO

NAIROBI, Kenya – Measles killed more than 6,000 people since the start of 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported.…

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WHO: The Health of People 2014 – Where is Africa now after the report?

GENEVA, Switzerland – Africa is just not doing very well when it comes to the continent’s vast healthcare sector. Sub-Saharan…

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Targeting African youth, WHO launches social media HIV/Aids awareness campaign

NAIROBI, Kenya – In anticipation of celebrating the 31st World AIDS Day on December 1 this year, the World Health…

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Tell No Lies: Neurobiological consequences of FGM

By Hellen Siah Sayan. Every civilization must learn to solve the problems that undermine its progress or faces the consequences…

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What are the main causes of stroke?

Causes of strokes include ischemia (loss of blood supply) or hemorrhage (bleeding) in the brain. People at risk for stroke include those who…

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Liberia announces health emergency as Lassa fever death toll rises to 21

LAGOS, Nigeria—Officials of the Liberian Ministry of Health on Monday declared a health emergency following the outbreak of Lassa fever. …

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Prostate Cancer Risk Factors

LONDON, UK – Prostate cancer is intensifying in African countries where more men, unlike those in developed countries, hardly undergo…

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