Daily Archives: August 24, 2017

News in Brief 24 August 2017 (AM)

Europe: Refugee and migrant arrivals drop but dangers persist, says UNHCR

Despite a decline in the arrival of refugees and migrants in Europe, the likelihood of death on the journey to the continent is still "alarmingly high."

That's according to a report

WHO RUSHES TO PREVENT, MALARIA, CHOLERA OUTBREAK IN FLOOD-HIT SIERRA LEONE

FREETOWN, The World Health Organisation (WHO) is working closely with the Government of Sierra Leone to prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as malaria and cholera in the wake of last week's mudslides and flooding in the country's capital,

Ebola Survivors Found to Suffer Multiple After-effects

Patients who survive infection with the Ebola virus often continue to face numerous health problems. New research finds 80 percent of Ebola survivors suffer disabilities one year after being discharged from the hospital.Approximately 11,000 people died...