Ebola War Continues

The chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned on Tuesday that victory should not be declared too early against the Ebola epidemic which is currently affecting the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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WHO Declares Paraguay Free From Malaria

The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared that malaria has been eradicated in Paraguay. The last country in the Americas to receive this status was Cuba back in 1973. The agency back in 2016 included Paraguay on its list of 21 countries with the potential to eliminate malaria by 2020.

Together, these 21 countries represent what is called the “E-2020” initiative. Other South and Central American countries included on the list are Costa Rica, Mexico and Ecuador.

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Diabetes Now Classified Into Five Clusters

Diabetes is a chronic condition in which blood sugar, levels are too high. The two types of diabetes are referred to as type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is a condition where the body cannot produce insulin while with type 2 diabetes, the body does not use insulin properly. Based on study, it appears that type 2 diabetes has 4 specific subtypes.

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