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Second HIV remission patient ignites cure hope

5 March 2019, 2:17 PM

AIDS emerged as a mysterious disease in the 1980s to spread across the world and claim millions of lives. For only the second time a patient has now been found in long-term remission — and most likely cured — from HIV, the virus that causes the disease.

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Ebola treatment centre in eastern DR Congo reopens after attack

4 March 2019, 1:31 PM

An Ebola treatment centre in  eastern DR Congo has reopened after an attack by gunmen last Wednesday forced its closure, the health ministry announced.

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Patient being tested in Pennsylvania for possible Ebola exposure

6 February 2019, 9:22 PM

An unidentified patient was being tested on Wednesday at a Philadelphia hospital for possibly having been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus, a hospital official said.

Migrants need better access to health care in Europe: WHO

21 January 2019, 8:53 PM

Europe must guarantee migrants better access to medical care, the World Health Organization urged Monday, and highlighted massive disparities in access to health services in different countries.

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Public mistrust after Congo election raises Ebola epidemic anxiety

15 January 2019, 6:02 AM

Global health teams battling the world’s second largest Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo fear an election dispute may deepen public mistrust and allow the epidemic to run out of control.

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