The South-to-North Water Diversion (SNWD) project is designed to channel fresh water from the Yangtze River north to more industrialized parts of China. An important question is whether future climate change and dispersal via the SNWD may synergistically favor a northward expansion of species involved in hosting and transmitting schistosomiasis in China, specifically the intermediate host, Oncomelania hupensis.

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West Africa is most at risk of fatal hemorrhagic fever epidemics, including Ebola, researchers said Wednesday, calling for greater preparedness to save lives.

News about the incident, which started in Nnewi, Oba and Awada, a suburb of Onitsha, filtered into Enugu at about 11.30 a.m.

Officials are struggling to contain a widespread deadly outbreak of plague thats been wreaking havoc in the country since late August.

The World Health Organization says it has sent nearly 1.2 million doses of antibiotics to Madagascar in the fight against plague.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday announced that fresh cases of Monkeypox disease had been recorded in the country. A statement by the NCDC Chief Executive Officer, Dr.

Madagascar is trying to contain an outbreak of the highly contagious plague.

At least 30 people have died in the past two months, and almost 200 suspected cases have been reported.

At least nine have died from Malaria in Tirioko Ward in Tiaty Sub-County, Baringo over the last five days and dozens more are facing death as they struggle to seek medication for the killer disease

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday said 147 cases of measles have been recorded in Kwara between January and August, this year.

An outbreak of plague has killed at least 20 people in a month in Madagascar, with more than 80 others infected, the World Health Organization said.

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