Niamey - At least 179 people, almost half of them children, have died of meningitis since January in Niger, where some 3 000 suspected cases have been reported, the United Nations said on Wednesda

People living along the coast in the South African city of Durban have long complained about the effects of toxic industrial pollution.

NEW DELHI: Children diagnosed with tuberculosis are now given bitter-tasting pills four times a day, making it a loathsome exercise.

THIKA (Xinhua) -- At least six people have been hospitalized and slaughter houses closed indefinitely in Kiambu County, eastern Kenya after a suspected outbreak of anthrax in the region.

Thika — A slaughterhouse in Makongeni, Thika has been shut down after six people were admitted at Thika level 5 Hospital following an anthrax outbreak suspected to have emanated from the abattoir.

Johannesburg — About 20 people have died of Malaria in Gauteng in the past five months, according to Dr Chike Asomugha, a senior advisor for Public Health and Communicable Diseases, at the Hillbrow

More than 1,000 people have died in an outbreak of meningitis in Nigeria, the Centre for Disease Control said Thursday, but added that the spread of the disease is slowing.

Tipping point: India shoulders the highest TB burden in the world, with over 2 million cases.

By 2040, 12.4% of patients in the country will have that variant, reports Lancet

Member of MSF Nigeria Emergency Response Unit (NERU) attends a woman in the meningitis treatment center run by MSF in Sokoto Mutalah Mohamad Hospital.

A three-year drought has left more than half a million people in need of urgent humanitarian aid in Somaliland.

More than 100,000 people have left their homes in search of food.

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