Middle East

WHO: Speed of Yemen cholera outbreak 'unprecedented'

Yemen could have 3000,000 cholera cases within six months, as death toll rises to 242, World Health Organization says.

WHO: Speed of Yemen cholera outbreak 'unprecedented'

Health

Ebola blamed for Senegal sheep shortage

Livestock needed for slaughter in short supply in predominantly Muslim West African nation owing to border restrictions.

Environment

Senegal moves to counter Hepatitis E spread

Country scrambles to prevent spread of virus while already on high alert over outbreak of Ebola in West Africa.

Opinion

Ebola outbreak: We need information, not panic

Spreading panic will not help efforts to curb the Ebola outbreak in Africa.

Nanjala Nyabola

by Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Opinion

Africa Ebola outbreak: How do we prevent it?

The Ebola outbreak has exposed Africa's poor infrastructure, limited health research and inadequate

Calestous Juma

by Calestous Juma

Calestous Juma