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What You Need to Know About Ebola

The virus is highly contagious, making it difficult to contain especially in urban environments. Ebola is a rare but deadly virus that causes fever, body aches, and diarrhea, and sometimes bleeding inside and outside the body. As the virus spreads through the body, it damages the immune system and organs. Ultimately, it causes levels of […]

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10 Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Cinnamon has long been a popular spice in baking and cooking. Research has found that it is not only delicious but it’s healthy, too. Just make sure that you’re buying true cinnamon and not cassia, which is often sold as cinnamon in stores. Here are 10 Health Benefits of Cinnamon that may make you want […]

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Over 350 girls dying of HIV/AIDS weekly

A study in South Africa showed that HIV prevalence among girls who had finished high school was about half that among girls who had not (8.6% versus 16.9%). Children who access universal primary education in Botswana, Malawi and Uganda have been shown to have similar outcomes. Globally, 350 adolescent girls succumb to AIDS-related illnesses weekly, […]

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Hijab, symbol of identity not piety – Mustapha Hamid warns health authorities

The Zongo Development Minister has expressed anger at the growing cases of discrimination against female Muslim nurses who wear hijabs in public health facilities across the country. Dr Mustapha Hamid has warned health authorities and hospital administrators against such practices as it is unconstitutional. He said the constitution gives all citizens the right to profess […]