India is investigating its first documented human death from bird flu after an 11-year-old boy succumbed to the disease earlier this month, says the health ministry. The boy was admitted to New Delhi’s premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences on July 2. He died on Tuesday after a multiorgan[…]
India has reported a total of 297,535 coronavirus infections, surpassing the United Kingdom to become the fourth worst-affected country in the world, behind only the United States, Brazil and Russia. The number of infections increased by 10,956 on Friday from the previous day, and the death toll reached 8,498, India’s[…]
Medical experts say listeriosis, a food-borne disease which has reared in South Africa, is preventable. Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi announced yesterday morning at a press briefing, that 36 people had died in Gauteng province from listeriosis. Listerisois is a serious disease but can be treated with antibiotic if[…]
Archbishop Desmond Tutu was hospitalised on Tuesday for a persistent infection, his foundation said in a statement. Tutu was reportedly being treated in a Cape Town hospital. The foundation did not give details about his illness but Tutu’s daughter, Reverend Canon Mpho Tutu said they hoped he will “be able[…]
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