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AKI Outbreak: Why are MCA members not arrested and charged with negligence?

The Gambia Police Force had since October 8, 2022, launched an investigation into the death of over 69 children due to the outbreak of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in The Gambia. A few days later, precisely on 11th October, the police issued their first public statement to give an update […]

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WHO confirms multi-country monkeypox virus outbreak in 12 non-endemic countries

Outbreak at glance                  Since 13 May 2022, cases of monkeypox have been reported to WHO from 12 Member States that are not endemic for monkeypox virus, across three WHO regions. Epidemiological investigations are ongoing, however, reported cases thus far have no established travel links to endemic areas. Based on currently […]