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Controlling Yellow Fever Outbreak In Nigeria

1 DECEMBER 2017 | GENEVA – The International Coordinating Group (ICG) on vaccine provision for yellow fever has provided 1.4 million vaccine doses for an immunization campaign that starts on Saturday (2 December) to help control an ongoing yellow fever outbreak in Nigeria. The Government of Nigeria, supported by World Health Organization and partners, is expected to vaccinate 1.3 million people to contain the outbreak in affected areas. The vaccines, funded by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, will be administered in parts of Zamfara state where cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed. “WHO is working with the Government of...

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The NEGATIVE Effects of Having Multiple Sex Partners

To be single means to be free to do whatever you want in your life at any time and in place. And that includes having sex as you may like and want. Some do it only with their steady partner while the others don’t really care if they do it with different people anytime they feel like doing so. But before you develop a promiscuous behavior, there are things you need to know. These are the disadvantages of having multiple sexual partners. Keep in mind that your health will be the one that will suffer the most. Whether men...

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Chinese Women Detained At South Korean Airport After Plastic Surgery

Credit: © Provided by IBT US A photo of the women was shared more than 23,000 times online. By Gayathri Anuradha Credit/Source: International Business Times Three Chinese women were stranded in South Korea after they were barred from boarding a flight back home due to a plastic surgery that rendered their faces unrecognizable. According to the Chinese publication, Shanghaiist, the women were not allowed onto their return flight after security officials couldn’t confirm that their faces post the surgery matched with those in their passports. The unidentified women flew last week to the country during China’s Golden Week, a...

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Gabrielle Union’s Heartbreaking Struggle with Infertility

Gabrielle Union’s Heartbreaking Struggle with Infertility: ‘I’ve Had Eight or Nine Miscarriages’ Reported by Brianne Tracy  –Peoples Gabrielle Union has revealed she has suffered multiple miscarriages in an attempt to have a much-longed for baby with NBA star husband Dwyane Wade. In her new book We’re Going to Need More Wine — excerpted exclusively in the new issue of PEOPLE — the star of BET’s Being Mary Jane opens up about her struggles with infertility and failed IVF treatments. “I have had eight or nine miscarriages,” Union, 44, writes in the book. “For three years, my body has been...

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Meet Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o

Actress Lupita Nyong’o Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o became the new Hollywood “It Girl” after she played the object of cruel affection in the movie, “12 Years a Slave.” Since her role as Patsey in the movie released about four years ago, she’s made rounds in fashion magazines, hobnobbed with celebrities and is considered a breakout star. According to CNN (Cable News Network) here are 10 things to know about the “statuesque actress with a flashy smile and almost flawless fashion” sense. She straddles many worlds: Nyong’o was born in Mexico when her Kenyan parents were in political exile. Her...

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Liberia’s Child Prostitutes

VIOENCE AGAINST WOMEN It’s not just in Nigeria or Sudan that young women are abused. The “short-time girls” of Monrovia are victims of a culture that accepts their rape, their prostitution and their pain. Clair MacDougall is a journalist who reports on West Africa and is currently based in Monrovia, Liberia. @ClairMacD CLAIR MACDOUGALL Follow @ClairMacD MONROVIA, Liberia — Fourteen-year-old Jatu stands on the stoop of her one room zinc-roofed shack watching chubby teenage schoolgirls pass by. They have neatly braided hair and green tunics and their black school shoes click against the dusty uneven road of New Kru...

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