Health News Week August 22-28

Marburg Virus Outbreak reported in West Africa Africa must ramp up its surveillance and detection infrastructure in the light of an outbreak of the deadly Marburg virus in Ghana, public health leaders have warned.Last month, Ghana recorded its first-ever Marburg outbreak after tests confirmed that two men had died from the disease. UN report: Fight …

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Health News Week July 12-18

Pain-Free Blood Sugar Test Any development that makes measurement of blood sugar easier, safer, and stress-free is always welcome. Pain from finger-prick doesn’t make the process of blood sugar test pleasant at all.The Aussie researchers have successfully trialed the use of saliva to monitor blood sugar levels. This is impressive on a number of levels. …

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