Weekly health news roundup: 1 Sept 2015

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International health news

Health advice

Country health updates

  • Sierra Leone: Ebola not eradicatedless than a week after doctors celebrated the release of their last ebola patient, the deadly virus kills a 67 year old woman.
  • Sudan: is cholera back? – The World Health Organization have confirmed that the risk of a cholera outbreak in a refugee camp in Sudan is high. They believe it could be prevented with oral vaccines if introduced on time.
  • India: a momentous public health feat – Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that maternal and neonatal tetanus has been eradicated thanks to the effort and commitment of the country.

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