Saturday, December 5, 2020

Virus ‘peaked’ in China but could trigger global pandemic: WHO

The World Health Organization on Monday said the new coronavirus epidemic had "peaked" in China but warned that a surge in cases elsewhere was "deeply concerning" and all countries should prepare for a "potential pandemic".

Japan to start trials using HIV treatment for coronavirus: Suga

Japan is aiming to start trials soon using an HIV treatment for the coronavirus, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Tuesday.

Diet could change a man’s sperm quality in just two weeks,...

A new small-scale European study has found that a man's diet could affect his sperm quality in less than two weeks.

Meet the sisters behind Nairobi’s ‘African gourmet burger’

A Kenyan-Nigerian sister duo left comfortable jobs in the UK to follow their shared dream of owning their own culinary business. 'Mama Rocks', which opened in the Kenyan capital in 2015, has been a runaway success with its African-inspired burgers.

Getting the recommended amount of physical exercise linked to a lower...

A new US analysis has found that hitting the recommended weekly levels of physical activity could lower the risk of developing seven different cancers.

Plastic surgeon to tour Africa to provide health services

Patients with deformities from birth, accidents and other related diseases from Africa, that need reconstructive surgery will have a relief as their hope will be restored in April from a plastic surgeon’s visit.

In Mozambique, parents yearn for children torn away by cyclone

It has been more than a week since Virginia Samuel last saw two of her children.

Mozambique Ministry of Health launches offer of new vaccine

Mozambique’s Ministry of Health on Wednesday will launch a new vaccine to protect children from the illnesses caused by the bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Bird flu found on South Africa ostrich farm, no Chinese link...

CAPE TOWN – An outbreak of bird flu has hit an ostrich farm in South Africa, but authorities said it was unlikely to pose...