Africa: Continent Records Over 31 000 Covid-19 Deaths and Over a Million Recoveries
[allAfrica] As of September 6, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,291,832.Reported deaths in Africa have reached 31,079 and recoveries 1,029,456.South Africa has the most reported cases - 636,884, with deaths numbering 14,779. Other most-affected countries include Egypt (99,720 cases), Morocco (70,168), Nigeria (54,905), Ethiopia (57,466), and Algeria (46,071).The numbers are compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (world map) (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Characterization of Algerian-seized hashish over eight years (2011-2018). Part I: physical categorization - Boumrah Y, Baroudi S, Kecir M, Bouanani S.
This article exploits hashish seizure data collected over an 8-year period (2011-2018) in Algeria in order to establish a physical profile of North African hashish. The collected dat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Characterization of Algerian-seized hashish over eight years (2011-2018). Part II: chemical categorization - Boumrah Y, Baroudi S, Kecir M, Bouanani S.
This study aimed to investigate the total content of major cannabinoids in the illicit seized hashish in Algeria over an 8-year period (2011-2018) in order to establish the chemical profile of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Mexico hails 'good indicator' of recovery in jobs; US FDA approves new cheaper saliva Covid test - as it happened
Mexico hails a recovery in jobs but will need up to 200m coronavirus vaccine doses; Algeria and South Africa start to relax lockdown restrictions; Malta reports highest-ever one-day rise in cases‘Go hard, go early’ – now New Zealand goes back to the drawing boardCalls for nationwide sickout as Arizona district cancels reopening of schoolsDog gone: Australia ’s rescue pet shelters emptied by surge in demand during pandemicFlu and Covid: winter could bring ‘double-barrel’ outbreak to US, experts say12.35amBSTThis blog is now closed. Our coverage continueshere.12.01amBSTHere the latest upda...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now), Aamna Mohdin, Aaron Walawalkar, Michael McGowan and Lisa Cox (earlier) Tags: World news Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Ireland reports highest daily rise in infections since May; France reports 3,310 new cases in last 24 hours
Turkey reports highest increase in new cases since June; Italy struggling to deal with increased numbers of migrants arriving under coronavirus security measures; UK records over 1,000 new cases for fifth consecutive dayIrish tourism chair resigns after ignoring coronavirus travel adviceGlobal firms expected to sue UK for coronavirus lossesFlu and Covid: winter could bring ‘double-barrel’ outbreak to US, experts say‘It’s the worst I’ve ever seen’: London’s West End struggles to bounce back8.51pmBSTAlgeria started reopening its mosques, cafes, beaches and parks on Saturday for the f...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 15, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now), Aamna Mohdin, Aaron Walawalkar, Michael McGowan and Lisa Cox (earlier) Tags: World news Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science Source Type: news

Algeria reopens mosques, beaches after 5-month lockdown
Algeria is reopening its mosques, cafes, beaches and parks for the first time in five months (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
By Joaquín RoyMIAMI, Jul 31 2020 (IPS) In the cinematic context of the death of the Italian and universal composer, Ennio Morricone, author of the background music of more than four hundred films, as an indirect tribute, Europe took a solid step. The European Union’s (EU) forceful ban on accepting travelers from the rest of the world has been decided simultaneously with a collective option: an internal opening that covers the entire territory of the Schengen Agreement, an enlarged EU that includes some special non-members (Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and the microstates). Furthermore, the EU s...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joaquin Roy Tags: Global Geopolitics Headlines Health Source Type: news

Africa: More Than 10,000 Healthcare Workers in Africa Infected With Coronavirus
[Daily Maverick] The Covid-19 outbreak continues to evolve in the Africa region since it was first detected in Algeria on 25 February. As of 24 July, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reports 638,903 cumulative cases in 47 African countries,10,000 of which are healthcare workers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Export ban on HCQ could be lifted
According to government sources, since April, India has been exporting HCQ on a case-by-case basis to the US, Australia, Poland, Zimbabwe, Singapore, Philippines and several African countries. Requests for imports have poured in from Bafana, Algeria, Malaysia, Congo and UAE in the last few days. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Algeria: Lockdown Lifting - Economic Activity Resumes in Two Phases From June 7
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Economic, commercial and service activities will resume, in two phases, from Sunday 7 June 2020, under the lockdown lifting plan set by the government, the Prime Minister's office said in a statement. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Curious Case of Covid-19 in Africa
Eunice G. Kamwendo is an Economist and Strategic Advisor with UNDP Africa in New York. Chaltu Daniel Kalbessa is a UNDP Fellow and Strategic Analyst with UNDP Africa in New York.By Eunice G. Kamwendo and Chaltu Daniel KalbessaNEW YORK, Jun 3 2020 (IPS) With very weak health systems and overall capacity constraints to effectively respond to the deadly coronavirus disease, Africa’s fate against the invisible enemy, was going to be nothing short of catastrophic according to early predictions. Although Africa is yet to reach its peak, many countries are not seeing the exponential growth in case numbers, or in mortality r...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Eunice G. Kamwendo and Chaltu Daniel Kalbessa Tags: Africa Aid Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

The psychological impact of confinement linked to the coronavirus epidemic COVID-19 in Algeria - Madani A, Boutebal SE, Bryant CR.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread in countries around the world. The impact of this virus is very great on populations following the application of total and partial containment measures. Our study aims to study the psychological impact of total an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

North Africa: Will COVID-19 Change Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia?
[Morocco On the Move] Since the spread of the pandemic to North Africa more than two months ago, there has been speculation among observers that the effects on society, economy, and political life of the countries may be changed in ways both immediate in terms of people's habits and more long term as governments take measures to contain the virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algeria starts coronavirus test kits production
Algeria has started producing rapid test kits for the novel coronavirus, with a detection time of 15 minutes and a production capacity of 200,000 units per week, the government said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Africa: Continent Now Has Over 22,000 COVID-19 Cases - WHO
[WHO] A steady increase in the number of cases has been observed in the WHO African Region since the first case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was reported on 25 February 2020 in Algeria. All Member States have since been affected, with the exemption of Comoros and Lesotho where there have been no official reports of confirmed COVID-19 cases to date. Since our last situation report on 22 April 2020 (External Situation Report 8), there has been a 52% increase in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases (7 9 (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Continent Has Over 22,000 COVID-19 Cases - WHO
[WHO] A steady increase in the number of cases has been observed in the WHO African Region since the first case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was reported on 25 February 2020 in Algeria. All Member States have since been affected, with the exemption of Comoros and Lesotho where there have been no official reports of confirmed COVID-19 cases to date. Since our last situation report on 22 April 2020 (External Situation Report 8), there has been a 52% increase in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases (7 9 (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: How Africa is Navigating Conflict, Gender-Based Violence and COVID-19
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -The new coronavirus has now infected more than one million people worldwide, with Algeria becoming the country with the highest COVID-19 death toll in Africa. This has forced governments around the world to put new measures to curb the spreading of the virus. For women the novel coronavirus outbreak is deadly in more than one way. Those who are experiencing domestic violence during mandatory lockdowns are trapped in their homes with their abusers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algeria: For Hirak Protest Movement, COVID-19 Could Prove an Opportunity
[VOA] A  year ago, Algeria's stunning popular uprising forced out longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and rocked a power establishment in place since independence. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algeria to speed up customs procedures for food, health equipment over coronavirus
Algeria, seeking to avoid shortages of health products and basic foodstuffs during the coronavirus pandemic, has taken "exceptional measures" to accelerate customs procedures for importers, customs said on Saturday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Africa: Fragile African Health Systems Face COVID-19 Catastrophe
[allAfrica] By March 31, Africa had 5,431 confirmed cases of COVID-19 , with almost a quarter (,1,353) in South Africa, followed by 656 in Egypt and  584 in Algeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 1, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Need for Empathy in the Time of Coronavirus
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Apr 1 2020 (IPS) The experience and interpretation of the Coronavirus pandemic oscillates between the personal and the general spheres. The official discourse and measures taken by authorities have a direct impact on our lives, change our daily existence and foster worries for the future. A dark cloud of uncertainty hovers above us. What do decision makers know? What can they do? What can we do? Many of us are secluded in our own homes, others in wards or hospitals, or even alone and far away from the ones they love: All you who sleep tonight Far from the ones you love, No hands to left or ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Algeria: Covid 19 - Extraordinary Bonus for Public Healthcare Staff
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The President of the Republic announced Tuesday that he had signed today a decree establishing the granting of an exceptional bonus for public healthcare personnel, mobilized in the prevention and fight against the spread of coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 1, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Suicide prevention in the African Region - Osafo J, Asante KO, Akotia CS.
This paper addresses national responses to suicide prevention in the African region. Eighteen countries responded, of which none had a national suicide prevention strategy in place and only three countries, namely Algeria, Congo, and Madagascar, were i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

COVID-19 in Africa: Fewer Cases So Far, and More Preparation Needed
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post COVID-19 in Africa: Fewer Cases So Far, and More Preparation Needed appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Africa Headlines Health Coronavirus Source Type: news

Algeria: Coronavirus - Algeria Has Imported Equipment Worth Millions of Dollars in One Week
[Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS-In one week, Algeria has imported millions of dollars of equipment to face the outbreak of coronavirus, said Sunday Premier Abdelaziz Djerad. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe/Algeria: 'Warriors, Desert Foxes AFCON Clash Hangs in Balance Over COVID-19'
[New Zimbabwe] THE Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) has raised concern over the safety of players, technical staff and supporters who are due to travel to Algeria for the senior national team's AFCON qualifier over fears of the coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Government Reduces Country Entry Ban
[ANGOP] Luanda -Citizens from Egypt, Algeria and Nigeria are allowed to enter Angolan soil, after the Ministry of Health announced the ban because of Covid19 cases in the respective countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algeria/Zimbabwe: Warriors Tie in Algeria Under Threat
[The Herald] THERE is now a real possibility the Warriors' 2021 AFCON qualifier against the Desert Foxes might not be played in Algeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: COVID-19, Situation Update for the WHO African Region (4 March 2020)
[WHO] Three countries, namely Algeria, Nigeria and Senegal, in the WHO African Region have reported confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The events are highlighted below: (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 5, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algeria confirms two more coronavirus cases
Algeria has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus infections, a woman and her daughter aged 53 and 24 years respectively, the health ministry said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Africa: A Second Coronavirus Case Is Confirmed in Algeria
[WHO] A second COVID-19 case is confirmed in Africa (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 26, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus spreads to Germany, Switzerland, Croatia, Iraq, Spain, Algeria, Austria and Brazil while cases explode in Italy by 45% in one day
(Natural News) Over the last 36 hours or so, the coronavirus spread has now been confirmed in a slew of new countries, including Germany, Switzerland, Croatia, Iraq, Spain, Algeria and Austria. Cases are already confirmed in Belgium, Lebanon, Finland, Sweden, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Israel, Cambodia, Nepal, Afghanistan, Russia and many other countries. An infection is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Coronavirus - New Research Places Nigeria Among High Risk African Countries
[This Day] A new research has revealed that Egypt, Algeria, and South Africa are at high risk of suffering from the deadly coronavirus, while Nigeria, Ethiopia, Sudan, Angola, Tanzania, Ghana and Kenya will all need support to detect and handle imported cases of the epidemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Risk of coronavirus importation in Africa
(INSERM (Institut national de la sant é et de la recherche m é dicale)) Egypt, Algeria and Republic of South Africa are the African countries most at risk for coronavirus COVID-19 importation in the continent, due to high air traffic with the contaminated Chinese provinces. But these countries are also among the best equipped on the continent to quickly detect and deal with new cases. In other African countries, the risk of importation is lower, but health organizationdeficiencies raise concerns about rapid spread. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Egypt, Algeria, South Africa at 'high risk' for coronavirus, analysis finds
Egypt, Algeria and South Africa are among the highest-risk countries in Africa as the COVID-19 outbreak threatens to expand to the continent, but other nations with less-prepared health systems may be more vulnerable. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Lancet: Egypt, Algeria and South Africa estimated to be at highest risk of new coronavirus cases in Africa
(The Lancet) Increased resources, surveillance, and capacity building should be urgently prioritised in African countries with moderate risk of importing cases of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), as these countries are estimated to be ill-prepared to detect cases and limit transmission. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

How Our Modern World Creates Outbreaks Like Coronavirus
“Everyone knows that pestilences have a way of recurring in the world,” observes Albert Camus in his novel The Plague. “Yet somehow we find it hard to believe in ones that crash down on our heads from a blue sky. There have been as many plagues as wars in history; yet plagues and wars always take people by surprise.” Camus was imagining a fictional outbreak of plague in 1948 in Oran, a port city in northwest Algeria. But at a time when the world is reeling from a very real microbial emergency sparked by the emergence of a novel coronavirus in Wuhan, central China, his observations are as pertinent a...
Source: TIME: Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mark Honigsbaum Tags: Uncategorized 2019-nCoV health ideas Source Type: news

Niger: Niger At the Crossroads of Migration
[MSF] War. Civil unrest. Persecution. Extreme poverty. Seasonal trade. Human beings can be driven out of their homes for multiple reasons, but they usually have a common objective: to find a safe and dignified future. Thousands of people on their journey to find safety transit through the region of Agadez, in central Niger, along the way: directly from their places of origin, expelled from Algeria, returning from Libya or moving internally within Niger. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Modelling fire hazard in the southern Mediterranean fire rim (Bejaia region, northern Algeria) - Aini A, Curt T, Bekdouche F.
The southern rim of the Mediterranean Basin (MB) has a long fire history but fire hazard is poorly investigated in comparison to the northern rim. We built a fire database using MODIS data (2001-2015) for an area typical of the northern coastal Algeria (Be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Tuesday ’s Daily Brief: UNICEF child health report, Peacekeeping operations end in Haiti, Syria-Turkey latest, Haitian migrants deported from Bahamas
A recap of Tuesday’s stories: Millions of children undernourished and overweight says landmark report; Security Council marks transition after 15 years of ‘blue helmets’ in Haiti; violence continues ‘on both sides’ of Syria-Turkey border; UN human rights office raises concerns over deportation of Haitian migrants from the Bahamas; UN migration agency helps migrants in Algeria return to Niger; rural women celebrated on International Day. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - October 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How Common is Lyme Disease Globally and in Urban Settings?
Discussion Lyme disease (LD) is caused by several genospecies of Borrelia burgdorferi senu lato that are transmitted by ticks of the Ixodes ricinus complex. In the U.S. and Europe it is the most common vector-borne disease. It is named for Lyme, Connecticut in the 1970s when it was “discovered,” but there are reports of LD-type disease in Europe since 1883. There are 18 distinct genospecies with B. afzelii, B. garinii and B. burgdorferi sensu stricto being the 3 most common ones causing human infection. There are many species of Ixodes ticks but only 4 commonly bite humans. Ixodes ricinus mainly in Europe, I, p...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 14, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Three Ways to End HIV Stigma and Discrimination
By Ifeanyi NsoforABUJA, Oct 7 2019 (IPS) As a Public Health Doctor, I often meet people who experience stigma simply because they live with HIV. One person who still haunts me is a woman who is HIV positive and when she was in labor, a midwife would not help her. Instead she shouted at her to just push out the baby and then she stood far away from the bedside, disgusted by the woman’s HIV status.  No one should go through such stigma at a vulnerable situation when they are about to birth life. Another lady I met was denied university admission because she is HIV positive. She was screened for HIV without h...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ifeanyi Nsofor Tags: Global Headlines Health HIV/AIDS Source Type: news

Kenya: The troubles of a science PhD from the West
This article highlighted the struggles of young African researchers, especially in the biomedical field. There is a chronic shortage of PhDs in the continent to build a critical mass of researchers, and this is exacerbated by a poor state of the education system in the continent. Therefore, aspiring researchers have sought education abroad mostly through scholarships, in which one of the conditions is that they will come back home and contribute to alleviating the shortage of researchers. Many of the PhDs returned home to a bureaucratic system that makes it difficult for them to employ and use their skills. 14 PhDs who spo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Verah Vashti Okeyo Tags: Africa Aid Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Africa: Interview On Plight of People On the Move in Agadez, Niger
[MSF] Niger has been on Africa's migration route for centuries, and particularly the Agadez region. In recent years, travellers heading north have been joined by thousands of people moving south, either expelled from Algeria or returning from Libya. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

From Satellites to the Moon and Mars, China Is Quickly Becoming a Space Superpower
Nestled among the crimson dunes of China’s Gobi Desert, a warren of domes and squat white buildings rises from the parched earth. Inside is a research and educational facility for budding astronauts — and the latest manifestation of Beijing’s bid to position itself as a leading space power. “Mars Base 1,” built by private Chinese company C-Space, is like a space station on Earth, boasting an airlock, greenhouse, gymnasium, living quarters and control room. Solar-powered buggies and lunar probes scour the red dust landscape of northeastern Gansu province, whose barren expanses bear an eerie res...
Source: TIME: Science - July 17, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Charlie Campbell Tags: Uncategorized apollo1150 China onetime space Source Type: news

Algeria: Organ Removal From Brain-Dead Patients Hailed As Step Forward
[Algerie Presse Service] Minister of Health, the Population and Hospital Reform Mohamed Miraoui said Monday in Algiers the successful organ removal of brain dead patients, by teams of doctors would give a "new impetus" for the future. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 28, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Algeria: UN Declares Algeria and Argentina Free of Deadly Malaria
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bogota -Algeria is the third African country to eliminate one of the world's leading killer diseases (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 27, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

U.N. Declares Algeria and Argentina Free of Deadly Malaria U.N. Declares Algeria and Argentina Free of Deadly Malaria
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Algeria: Algeria and Argentina Certified Malaria-Free By WHO
[WHO] Algeria and Argentina have been officially recognized by WHO as malaria-free. The certification is granted when a country proves that it has interrupted indigenous transmission of the disease for at least 3 consecutive years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news