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Latest Health Ministry Items
Christians clashed with Egyptian police in the northern city of Alexandria on Saturday, furious over an apparent suicide bombing against worshippers leaving a New Year's Mass at a church that killed at least 21 people. It was the worst violence against the country's Christian minority in a decade.
A gray-haired woman, her eyes sunken and unfocused from dehydration, stumbles up a dirt path slumped on the shoulder of a young man, heading to a rural clinic so overcrowded that plastic tarps have been strung up outside to shade dozens who can't fit inside.
In his dying days, a retired Chinese health official is calling on the government to come clean about a 1990s blood-selling scandal that infected tens of thousands of people with the virus that causes AIDS.
Health officials said Monday that they are examining at least 120 suspected cases of cholera in Haiti's capital, the most significant warning sign yet that the epidemic has spread from outlying areas to threaten as many as 3 million people.
At least 44 people have been killed in the strengthening eruptions of Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano, forcing more evacuations as volcanic ash settled onto populated areas 150 miles away.
Rescuers struggled Wednesday to reach victims of Indonesia's earthquake, tsunami and volcano in two locations, where at least 113 people drowned along Sumatra island's coastal fault line and 18 more perished on central Java island from spewing Mount Merapi.
A cholera outbreak that has killed more than 250 people in rural Haiti is stabilizing, health officials said Monday, as aid groups and the government race to prevent it from spreading to the capital's squalid camps of earthquake survivors.
Health authorities in Haiti say a deadly cholera outbreak is beginning to stabilize.
China's plans to vaccinate 100 million children and come a step closer to eradicating measles has set off a popular outcry that highlights widening public distrust of the authoritarian government after repeated health scandals.