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Coronavirus declared a global health emergency, Mkhize to address the nation

31 January 2020, 5:00 AM

The media briefing will be held in Johannesburg at the offices of the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD).

Person receiving vaccine

Ebola outbreak ‘under control’ in part of eastern DR Congo

20 February 2019, 10:20 PM

An Ebola epidemic that has killed more than 500 people in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been brought under control in one major area, the health ministry said late Tuesday.

Niger reports sharp drop in new AIDS infections

1 December 2018, 6:51 PM

The number of new AIDS infections in Niger dropped by more than two thirds between 2012 and 2016, the health ministry said Saturday, in a statement marking World AIDS day.

Health workers

Congo approves clinical trials for Ebola treatments

25 November 2018, 4:45 PM

Congolese authorities have authorised clinical trials for four experimental Ebola treatments, which will allow researchers to collect valuable data about their effectiveness, the health ministry said on Saturday.

Death toll tops 200 in DR Congo Ebola outbreak

11 November 2018, 7:35 AM

The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to more than 200, the health ministry said on Saturday.



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