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.
South Sudan, a year after peace agreement 2016-08-20 21:39:17
By Beny Gideon Mabor
“Our detractors have already written us off, even before the proclamation of our independence. They say we will slip into civil war as soon as our flag is hoisted. They (...)
Sudan Crisis: Who would be accountable for?2016-08-18 09:11:56
A case sufficiently exposed, squarely tabled but evasively torpedoed with ulterior motives
By Trayo Ahmed Ali
As Sudan National Dialogue "roadmap" (proposed by the AUHIP Panel) was signed in (...)