Tag Archives: Fever

Pollen count: High counts forecast in UK cities – how to keep hay fever symptoms at bay

The pollen count has been forecast as ‘very high’ for London and the South East, South West England and Wales by the Met Office. For the rest of England, the pollen count is predicted to be ‘high’, and in Scotland and Northern Ireland ‘medium’. Hay fever sufferers living in areas with high counts, are likely… Read More »

China finds more cases of African swine fever on Hainan island

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has detected new cases of African swine fever in six farms across four locations in Hainan province, the agriculture ministry said on Sunday, adding to two earlier cases of the contagious disease identified in the province on Friday. The disease, which is fatal to pigs but harmless in humans, has spread… Read More »

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026

Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow fever Epidemics (EYE) in Africa strategy, which was launched by… Read More »