November 9, 2012 (JUBA) - At least 26 refugees in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State have died from Hepatitis E, out of the reported 1,050 cases recorded in various refugee camps within the young nation, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday.
The virus is contracted and spread through consuming contaminated food and water, causing damage to a persons liver and can be fatal.
The risk of infection, according to UNHCR, was high in densely populated settings such as refugee (...)
The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.
Tribal politics is what destroying our social fabric2015-11-25 06:08:13
By Malek Cook-Dwach,
“The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.”? Albert Einstein
In the paradox of (...)
Deadly Public Order raid in Umm Dawm2015-11-11 13:26:10
The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA)Deadly Public Order Raid in Umm Dawm
On the 14th of October, the Public Order Police (POP) carried out a sweep in Umm Dawm, an area (...)