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Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis
Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis
Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the...
Breath, death and data: The air in our cities is killing us
Breath, death and data: The air in our cities is killing us
In Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Bloemfontein and Cape Town, the air people breathe is often so dangerous that it is killing them. This air...
Digital tech can boost health
Digital tech can boost health
Digital technology is revolutionising our daily lives. Mobile devices monitor our movements, marketing algorithms guide our consumption and social...
Why it’s hard to stop Ebola spreading — between people and across borders
Why it’s hard to stop Ebola spreading — between people and across borders
Ebola has claimed around 1400 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo while there are reports that two people have lost their lives in western Uganda. The...
Pelebox: A cure for clinic queues
Pelebox: A cure for clinic queues
‘You think about how you’ve got this disease that you’re managing and that disease is a challenge, but you have decided to say: ‘You know...
Toxins to take your breath away
Toxins to take your breath away
The air you breathe is killing you. I know this because I am looking at data for air quality across the whole of South Africa. Things are much...
World's rivers loaded with antibiotics waste: study
World's rivers loaded with antibiotics waste: study
Rivers worldwide are polluted with antibiotics that exceed environmental safety thresholds by up to 300 times, according to research unveiled at a...
Curaçao vows to stop measles spreading from Scientology ship
Curaçao vows to stop measles spreading from Scientology ship
The Dutch territory of Curaçao said on Saturday it would do what was needed to prevent measles spreading from a Scientology cruise ship, after a...
Trump vetoes bill to end US support for Saudi-led Yemen war
Trump vetoes bill to end US support for Saudi-led Yemen war
President Donald Trump on Tuesday vetoed a resolution from Congress directing him to end US support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the second such...
New York mandates vaccine to contain Brooklyn measles outbreak
New York mandates vaccine to contain Brooklyn measles outbreak
New York's mayor declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn on Tuesday, ordering all residents to be vaccinated to fight a measles...
DRC’s Ebola outbreak has all the makings of a humanitarian crisis
DRC’s Ebola outbreak has all the makings of a humanitarian crisis
It’s been eight months since the start of the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). By the beginning of April,...

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