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June 27, 2018
UWI School of Medicine graduates offered training opportunities at PMH

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands stated that 40 of the 49 graduates of The University of the West Indies (UWI) School of Medicine (Nassau) were offered training opportunities (Internship) based primarily at the teaching hospital, Princess Margaret (PMH.)...

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Ripped our gust again: Family that lost relatives in Flight 370 loses another in Ukraine crash
July 18, 2014
"Ripped our gust again": Family that lost relatives in Flight 370 loses another in Ukraine crash

Relatives, friends and colleagues paid tribute Friday to Malaysia Airlines Flight 17...

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African swine fever: Fears rise as virus spreads to Indonesia
December 19, 2019
African swine fever: Fears rise as virus spreads to Indonesia

Indonesia has become the latest Asian country to face an outbreak of African swine fever, a deadly pig virus devastating farmers across the region...

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Zika Virus: What It Is, Affected Countries, Symptoms, Treatment and More
October 21, 2019
Zika Virus: What It Is, Affected Countries, Symptoms, Treatment and More

The Zika virus dominated headlines in 2016 when some infected women had babies with significant birth defects. At the time, the threat of the mosquito-borne virus caused major concern, leading many travelers to change their travel plans...

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August 29, 2019
Pinterest to direct vaccine searches to health sites

Pinterest users searching for vaccine-related information will be directed to results from "public health organisations".

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August 23, 2019
Four-in-One Pill Prevents Third of Heart Problems

A daily pill containing four medicines can cut the number of heart attacks and strokes by a third, a study shows...

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August 13, 2019
Ebola Drugs Show ‘90% Survival Rate’ in Breakthrough Trial

Ebola may soon be a "preventable and treatable" disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said.

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Too many in Congo's Ebola outbreak are dying at home
August 01, 2019
Too many in Congo's Ebola outbreak are dying at home

Two-month-old Lahya Kathembo became an orphan in a day. Her mother succumbed to Ebola on a Saturday morning. By sunset her father was dead, too. They had been sick for more than a week before health workers finally persuaded them to [...]

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July 31, 2019
Democratic Debates: Ten Candidates Clash Over Healthcare and Immigration

Ten Democratic presidential hopefuls have clashed in a televised US debate that laid bare the party's deep divisions over how best to win in 2020.

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July 18, 2019
Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency

The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after a case was confirmed in a city of 2 million people . A WHO expert committee declined on three previous occasions to advise [...]

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