Showing posts with the label Epidemic

‘Nigeria, 22 other countries still at risk of Ebola outbreak’

‘15% vote for health sector not feasible in 2017’ Nigeria and 22 other countries remain at risk of animal-to-human transmission of the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), according to a new study.

First case of Zika spread by sex from woman to man

The first known case of a woman spreading the Zika virus to a man during unprotected sex was reported on Friday in New York City, health authorities said. Until now, experts were aware only of cases in which men spread the virus to their partners during sex, as well as transmission by mosquito bites.