21 Sep 2022

Uganda declares Ebola outbreak after one person dies

On Tuesday, the World Health Organization confirmed that Uganda has declared an outbreak of Ebola after a case of the Sudan strain was confirmed in the country. The Sudan strain is relatively rare and was identified in a 24-year-old man in the Mubende district. Health authorities in Uganda identified the

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30 Jun 2021

Kim Jong Un Warns of Grave Covid-19 Situation in North Korea

North Korea’s Covid-19 situation has become grave, according to Kim Jong Un, who spoke at a Politburo meeting. Although the leader did not specify what exactly has gone wrong, it is clear that the country is struggling to keep outbreaks at bay. North Korea has reported zero Covid-19 cases and

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29 Mar 2021

Doctors warn Paris ICUs could be overwhelmed by Covid-19 surge

Doctors from a Paris public hospital group warned on Sunday that they were preparing to have to triage patients in the next few weeks, amid fears of surging Covid-19 cases. The op-ed was published in the Journal du Dimanche newspaper and included 41 ICU and emergency doctors highlight mismatches between

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25 Mar 2021

Russia says Alexey Navalny is in ‘generally good health’ after his team voices concerns

Russia’s prison service has declared that detained opposition figure Alexey Navalny is in good health after Navalny’s team expressed concern over his physical condition. They also reported that they were repeatedly denied access to see him. Navalny and other prisoners in the country’s Vladimir region allegedly received medical examinations on

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30 Oct 2020

U.S. faces record surge of coronavirus cases as election looms

A surge in coronavirus cases in the United States is seeing hospitals reaching capacity and nearly 1,000 deaths a day. 21 states on Thursday reported the highest number of daily hospitalizations due to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. The country’s attention is largely focussed on the presidential election,

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28 Oct 2020

Severe Covid-19 Cases Leave Lasting Effects, Including on Mental State

A recent report states that COVID-19 infections can have lasting effects on mental and physical health, with some medical industry professionals claiming that it may age brain capacity by up to a decade. Physical aftermath includes chest pain and heart inflammation, which don’t have any obvious connection to the symptoms

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26 Oct 2020

Australia’s coronavirus epicenter records no new cases as the US and Western Europe struggle to contain the pandemic

This week, Melbourne will be rid of its harsh lockdown measures after it became the epicenter of Australia’s COVID-19 epidemic. On Sunday, the Victoria state health department reported no new cases or deaths due to the infectious virus for the first time in over four months. Although restrictions on the

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23 Oct 2020

Tens of millions across Europe brace for tough new restrictions as coronavirus cases soar

Due to rising COVID-19 cases in Europe, tens of millions are preparing to endure tougher restrictions enacted over the weekend. A two-week lockdown will occur in Wales, in which everybody is required by law to remain home except for essential travel. New restrictions are also in place as of this

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21 Oct 2020

Pharma Giant Pfizer Leaks Customer Prescription Info, Call Transcripts

According to researchers, due to a misconfigured Google Cloud storage bucket, hundreds of medical patients taking cancer drugs including Aromasin, Ibrance, and others are now vulnerable to phishing attacks as well as malware and identity fraud. The company hosting the leaked information, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, left the Google Cloud storage

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14 Oct 2020

New Europe restrictions imposed to fight second wave

In Europe, new waves of COVID-19 outbreaks have prompted several countries to re-consider imposing lockdown measures that were previously lifted. For example, the Czech Republic has shut down its schools and bars, while Dutch cafes and restaurants are set to close. France is considering imposing curfews while European governments struggle

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