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Nigerians’ drugs use more than twice global average: study

One in seven Nigerians uses drugs, more than twice the global average, according to the country's first major national drug-use survey published on Tuesday. The...

Ethiopia bans alcohol advertisements in health push

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia's health ministry announced Tuesday it was banning all advertising of alcoholic drinks, the latest in a series of moves to...

Kenya to rollout full UHC this financial year, President Kenyatta says

NAIROBI – The full rollout of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the remaining 43 counties after the pilot phase in four counties will...

UK hospitality sector urges help to combat virus woes

London - Britain's struggling pub and restaurant chains called Tuesday for fresh government help with coronavirus fallout, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britons...

Doctor who alerted world about coronavirus dies of it as China’s...

A Chinese doctor, among the first to raise the alert about China's new coronavirus, himself died from the pathogen on Friday, emphasizing the depth...

Tourists quarantined on Nile river cruise after virus outbreak

Luxor (Egypt) - Scores of foreign tourists and Egyptian crew Monday remained quarantined aboard a Nile River cruise ship from which 45 suspected coronavirus...

Italy coronavirus death toll jumps to 4,032 in largest spike in...

The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in Italy leapt by 627 on Friday to 4,032, officials said, an increase of 18.4 percent, which...

COVID-19: Uganda coronavirus cases hit 52 as four more test positive

Kampala - Uganda’s coronavirus cases have increased to 52 after four more people tested positive to COVID-19, Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has...

E-cigs may damage the heart, study says

Vaping devices and the chemicals they deliver -- increasingly popular among teens -- may damage the cardiovascular system, a study said Thursday, adding to...

5,000 cases of tropical parasite in Libya: ministry

Tripoli - At least 5,000 cases of a potentially deadly tropical disease have been registered in Libya in the past six months, the country's...
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