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Navigating Buvuma islands in response to...

A measles outbreak had been going on the islands of Buvuma from February, 2017.

More die as mysterious illness spreads to...

The outbreak has stirred memories of the recent Ebola epidemic.

WHO urges polio vaccine dose cut amid global...

"We do have a problem with the vaccine in the sense of not having enough of it."

Most mutations in cancer 'are random DNA...

"Two-thirds of the mutations that occur in cancers are due to the mistakes that cells make when they divide."

Scientists zoom in on AIDS virus hideout...

The discovery "paves the way to a better fundamental understanding of viral reservoirs".

Vaccine created to protect Ebola-ravaged...

"Our closest relatives are being driven rapidly towards extinction by diseases like Ebola, by commercial bushmeat hunting and by habitat loss."

Calls to curb HIV spread among couples

The health ministry should engage local communities more, says Dr. Joseph Matovu.

'Genes point to who develops lung disease'...

People with the wrong genetic makeup who also smoke are especially at risk, according to scientists.

Researchers unveil advances in cancer diagnostics...

The diagnostic method is fast, cheap and ultra-sensitive, and can be adapted to test for other diseases.

Fighting leprosy when the world thinks it's...

The disease, which affects the skin and nerves, is spread by close contact between people, particularly those living in poverty.

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The health minister, Dr Ruth Aceng, urged health workers to use the new facilities to save the newborns.