Monthly Archives: October 2019

Can apple cider vinegar treat ear infections?

Ear infections are usually due to an overgrowth of infectious bacteria or virus. Apple cider vinegar has antimicrobial properties that could be effective against certain infections. Read on to find out what the research says. …read more

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What are the real zombies?

Are there any zombies in nature? And what about humans, are we ever at risk of zombification? Read our special feature to find out what science has to say. …read more

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Acute cerebellar ataxia: Everything you need to know

Acute cerebellar ataxia is a disorder in children that causes a loss of coordination and movement control. Learn about the causes and treatments in this article. …read more

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Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

The ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the North Kivu and Ituri provinces saw a stabilization in the number of new cases this past week, with 19 confirmed cases reported in the past week (23–29 October), essentially equivalent to the 20 confirmed cases the week before. …read more

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Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – The United Arab Emirates

On 7 October 2019, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) notified WHO of one laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. The patient is a 44-year-old male non-national farmer from Al Ain city, Abu Dhabi region, UAE. He developed fever, runny nose, headache, vomiting, productive […]

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