Disease

Thumbnail unidentified young yemeni man holds a rifle in aden yemen credit dmitry chulov shutterstock cna A bishop's plea: Don't forget victims of war and cholera in Yemen

A deadly cholera outbreak in Yemen could continue indefinitely without an end to the civil war, says a bishop in the region who has pleaded for the...

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Renee was 19 and pregnant for the first time, with twins, when she came down with measles. It was in the late 1950s, long before vaccines. Somehow,...

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Dr. Tim Flanigan of the Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, is a husband, a father of five, an infectious disease doctor and a professor...

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Thumbnail the burial boys the operators in charge of bury the dead of ebola in the cemetery set up in kenema credit luigi baldelli via  medici con lafrica cuamm flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna Ebola deaths are still happening – and the Vatican is aiming to stop them

Although two of the three countries hardest hit by last year’s Ebola outbreak have been declared free of the virus, they aren’t out of the woods...

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Thumbnail two nurses and ebola case credit lyle conrad wikimedia cna cna Education crucial to limiting Ebola outbreak, relief agency says

As the deadly Ebola virus continues to claim victims in West Africa, Catholic Relief Services is working to fight the outbreak by educating...

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Thumbnail credit unicef guinea via flickr cc by 20 cna world catholic news 4 10 2014 Health workers in West Africa respond to Ebola outbreak

Health care workers are joining forces with Catholic charities and local communities in response to a deadly outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. ...

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Thumbnail aedes aegypti mosquito credit nuwatphoto via wwwshutterstockcom cna How the Church is fighting Zika virus in the US

Miami, Fla., Sep 1, 2016 / 03:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With Zika virus reaching the continental U.S. in recent weeks, scientists are scrambling to...

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Thumbnail pilgrims at world youth day in germany 2005 credit matthias heil via flickr cc by nc nd 20 filter added cna Meningitis death of World Youth Day pilgrim prompts health alert

Rome, Italy, Aug 2, 2016 / 10:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Italian bishops' conference has issued an advisory to pilgrims, after a young Italian...

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Thumbnail two nurses and ebola case credit lyle conrad wikimedia cna cna 2 Relief workers welcome US action against Ebola

President Barack Obama’s announcement of personnel and other aid to combat the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa drew praise from relief...

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Thumbnail mosquito zika Suspected Zika outbreak in South Florida halts blood drives

On July 27, the Food and Drug Administration asked all blood banks in South Florida’s Miami-Dade and Broward counties to halt blood drives...

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