Spain vows to restore order after thousands swim into Ceuta from Morocco
Armored vehicles were guarding Ceuta's beach on Tuesday, and soldiers and police used batons to clear migrants from the beach. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spain and Morocco in diplomatic crisis after 8,000 migrants enter Spanish territory
A rift has deepened between Spain and Morocco after thousands of migrants tried to enter Spanish territory. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spain Sends Troops to African Enclave After Migrant Crossings Jump
More than 8,000 people have crossed from Morocco to the Spanish enclave of Ceuta since Monday, creating a humanitarian emergency and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Morocco dispatches humanitarian help to gaza
King Mohammed VI instructed the government to dispatch emergency humanitarian aid for Palestinians as part of Morocco’s commitment (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Op-Ed: The CDC's new COVID mask guidance creates a confusing 'new normal'
Many questions remain about loosening COVID restrictions for vaccinated people, and we may not get those answers anytime soon. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mark Morocco Source Type: news

India ’s COVID-19 Disaster May Be Turning Into an Even Bigger Global Crisis
High in the thin air of the Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal, Sherpas and climbers used to walk freely from one group of tents to another, holding gatherings, singing and dancing. Now the Sherpas who escort climbers to the summit have a new job: enforcing unofficial social-distancing rules. “Climbing Everest is always a matter of life and death,” says Phunuru Sherpa. “But this year the risk has been doubled due to COVID.” Already, dozens of people with suspected COVID-19 have been evacuated by helicopter. The outbreak reflects a broader one across Nepal, which shares a long, porous border with India...
Source: TIME: Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Billy Perrigo Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Londontime Magazine South Asia Source Type: news

Giant sea lizard fossil shows diversity of life before asteroid hit
(University of Bath) Scientists have identified the fossil of a giant mosasaur in Morocco that grew up to 8 metres long. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 12, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Africa Goes Digital
Viral Facts Africa, a first of its kind African initiative to combat health misinformation online, was launched recently by the World Health Organization (WHO) and a network of fact-checking organizations and leading public health bodies. By Cristina DuarteUNITED NATIONS, May 7 2021 (IPS) In rebuilding after COVID-19, policymakers must invest in innovative technology to leapfrog obstacles to inclusive development. Africa has enjoyed strong economic growth for most of the 21st century, mainly because of robust global demand for primary commodities. But the “Africa Rising” narrative that accompanied this growth is mostl...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cristina Duarte Tags: Africa Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Woman from Mali gives birth to 9 babies in Morocco
Mali’s Ministry of Health says a Malian woman has given birth to nine babies after only expecting seven (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Inside Moroccan maternity ward where Malian mother gave birth to record breaking NINE babies
Halima Cisse, 25, and all five girls and four boys are 'doing fine' after a cesarean section in Morocco. Should all nine babies survive, the birth would break the current world record. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Morocco: Covid-19 - Vaccinations Scheduled for 1st May Postponed to 3rd May (Ministry of Health)
[MAP] Rabat -- Covid-19 vaccinations scheduled for Saturday, 1st May are postponed to Monday, 3rd May, and will be administered in the same vaccination centers initially planned, the Ministry of Health announced Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Morocco: Rabat - Ban of Any Gathering On Public Road Representing a Violation of State of Health Emergency - Local Authorities
[MAP] Rabat -- The Wilaya of the region of Rabat-Sal é-Kénitra has announced the ban of any gathering on the public road representing a violation of the state of health emergency and a threat to the safety of citizens, following a call to hold a sit-in in front of the Parliament on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Morocco: Covid-19 - Vaccination Campaign Extended to People Aged 55 to 60
[MAP] Rabat -- The national COVID-19 vaccination campaign will be extended from Tuesday to those aged 55 to 60, the ministry of Health announced on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Drug addict 'strangled' his penis after metal ring became stuck
The 36-year-old man was given emergency surgery at Marrakech University Hospital in Morocco after leaving the ring on for 12 hours. (Pictured: The electric saw medics used to cut off the metal) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Morocco: Covid-19 - 364 New Cases Over Past 24 Hours (Health Ministry)
[MAP] Rabat -- A total of 364 new COVID-19 cases have been reported and 273 COVID-19 patients have recovered in the past 24 hours in Morocco, the health ministry said on Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news