Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The South African Government on Wednesday announced a national ban on moving cattle to curb the spread of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), one of the most infectious animal illnesses. Cattle may not be moved from one property to another for a period of 21 days. The [...]
©- - 17 august 2022 - 12:32:55 - thread Health (217 words)


Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - Since 2021, Burundi has been hit by a resurgence of diseases with epidemic potential, mainly due to malaria, coronavirus (COVID-19) and cholera, the United Nations Office for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a recent report on the country's health situation. The prevalence of measles also remains at [...]
©- - 18 january 2022 - 14:37:07 - thread Health (805 words)


NairobI, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya recorded 12 new coronavirus fatalities on Monday, raising the country’s death toll linked to the virus to 1,392. The new deaths is a low since Kenya started experiencing a second wave of the infections in October. Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe, in a daily pandemic update, said [...]
©- - 23 november 2020 - 18:37:32 - thread Health (157 words)


Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - From a total of 21,296 coronavirus tests carried out in Burundi, 426 were positive, for an overall positive rate of 2.12 percent since the first officially declared case at the end of March, a situation report, jointly prepared by the Burundian Ministry of Health and the [...]
©- - 23 august 2020 - 14:19:50 - thread Health (460 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Burkina Faso has repatriated 2,431 of its citizens stranded abroad since the onset of the coronavirus disease, Foreign Minister Alpha Barry said on Monday in Ouagadougou. "Collaborating with the Ministry of Health and the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC), the government was able to organize 39 [...]
©- - 03 august 2020 - 16:19:57 - thread Health (215 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisian authorities on Tuesday allowed 350 Tunisians living in Algeria and Algerians living in Tunisia and married to Tunisian women to enter Tunisia through the "Oum Taboul" border crossing where the Tunisian ambassador to Algeria supervised, in collaboration with the Algerian authorities, the different stages of [...]
©- - 08 july 2020 - 18:35:24 - thread Health (161 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The number of people with typhoid fever in Ghannouch area of the southern Tunisia region of Gabès has increased to 101 cases, the regional director of health, Riadh Cheouch, said on Sunday. Among these cases are 34 children admitted to the pediatrics division of the city hospital [...]
©- - 22 june 2020 - 15:58:11 - thread Health (157 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Ten new cases of coronavirus infections were discovered this Saturday in Mali, bringing to 1,933 the total number of positive cases of Covid-19 in the country, PANA learned from official sources. Godate, the sources said, 38 patients have been cured and 1 case of death recorded. These new [...]
©- - 20 june 2020 - 19:15:19 - thread Health (158 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia has registered ten new confirmed cases of the coronavirus (Covid-19), following laboratory tests carried out on 605 samples, including 9 in the framework of the follow-up of former patients, the Tunisian Ministry of Health announced on Saturday. The ten cases which are all detected among returnees [...]
©- - 20 june 2020 - 19:09:47 - thread Health (164 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia has registered 14 new cases of the coronavirus (Covid-19) following laboratory analysis on samples of 1,279 people, including 15 under  follow-up of former patients, Ministry of Health announced on Friday. All new cases, which were registered among people placed in compulsory quarantine, bring to 1,146 the [...]
©- - 19 june 2020 - 15:48:09 - thread Health (125 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The threat of a new spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) after the border reopens is imminent  in Tunisia, Health minister Abdelatif Mekki warned on Tuesday. Speaking at a conference in Tunis, Mekki added that it is likely that Tunisia will register a new wave of the coronavirus [...]
©- - 16 june 2020 - 15:51:28 - thread Health (202 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Burkina Faso has not recorded any case of death linked to the coronavirus disease during the last four weeks, Dr Brice Bicaba coordinator of the ''health'' sectoral committee to fight against the pandemic, announced on Friday. "During the past 4 weeks, we have not recorded any [...]
©- - 12 june 2020 - 17:26:23 - thread Health (141 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia has not registered any new confirmed cases of the coronavirus (Covid-19) following laboratory tests carried out on 378 samples, including seven tests carried out as part of the follow-up of former patients, the Tunisian Ministry of Health announced on Thursday. It said the development brings to [...]
©- - 04 june 2020 - 16:34:26 - thread Health (128 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia has registered seven new confirmed cases with the coronavirus (Covid-19), after laboratory tests carried out on Sunday on a sample of 622 suspected cases, five of which were carried out as part of the follow-up of former patients, the Tunisian Ministry of Health announced on [...]
©- - 01 june 2020 - 18:02:39 - thread Health (135 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia has registered five new infections of the coronavirus (Covid-19), all from returnees who are placed in compulsory health quarantine, the Ministry of Health announced on Saturday.   The new cases were diagnosed on Friday after laboratory analyzes carried out on a sample of 791 people, including 25 [...]
©- - 30 may 2020 - 17:02:06 - thread Health (101 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The total number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Libya has reached 79 with the registration of two new cases on Wednesday, the National Center for Disease Control announced, when the Presidential Council extended the curfew imposed from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. by ten days to [...]
©- - 27 may 2020 - 17:57:23 - thread Health (207 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia has registered no new cases of the coronavirus (Covid-19) after tests carried out on Tuesday on 637 samples, including 26 in the framework of the follow-up of former patients, bringing to 49,113 tests carried out since the start of the pandemic, the Tunisian Ministry of [...]
©- - 27 may 2020 - 16:42:12 - thread Health (242 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Burkina Faso on Tuesday recorded four new cases of Coronavirus disease bringing the total number of infections  since March 9 to 845, the Government Information Service announced ( GIS).   Out of 249 samples analyzed, 4 new cases including one imported case and 3 from community transmission [...]
©- - 26 may 2020 - 15:49:01 - thread Health (122 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisian Ministry of Health announced late Sunday 3 new cases of the  coronavirus (Covid-19) people who have been repatriated from abroad and placed in compulsory sanitary quarantine, bringing to 1,051, the total number of infections recorded in the country.   The new cases were recorded after tests carried [...]
©- - 25 may 2020 - 15:59:44 - thread Health (135 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Burkina Faso recorded on Saturday 17 new cases of coronavirus, bringing to 831 the total number of positive cases since March 9 in the country, PANA learnt from official sources.   Out of 245 samples analyzed, 17 were positive cases including 13 imported and 4 from  community [...]
©- - 23 may 2020 - 16:21:50 - thread Health (107 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - A total of 45 Tunisians who were stranded in Malaysia and Indonesia left Bali (Indonesia) on Friday in a Tunisian air force plane, the Tunisian ministry of Foreign Affairs said a statement. The plane took off Friday evening from Bali, Indonesia, and will land on Saturday in [...]
©- - 16 may 2020 - 15:41:27 - thread Health (121 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The President of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, on Friday welcomed the commitment of the defense and security forces in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic which has already reached 780 positive cases in the country with 51 deaths since the index case on [...]
©- - 15 may 2020 - 17:39:32 - thread Health (274 words)


Rabat, Morocco (PANA) - Moroccan Police on Sunday nabbed 3,793 persons as part of security operations to enforce a state of health emergency caused by the Covid-19, and 1,910 of them were taken into police custody for preliminary investigations.   The police said in a statement that since the declaration of a [...]
©- - 27 april 2020 - 15:53:40 - thread Health (169 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - A 25% increase in the number of patients has been recorded in recent weeks at the Razi psychiatric University Hospital in Tunis,  the secretary general of the basic union of the hospital institution , Kamel Ben Rahal said on Thursday.   Fearful of the coronavirus pandemic, between 500 [...]
©- - 17 april 2020 - 13:14:13 - thread Health (117 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned about the death toll linked to the coronavirus disease in Burkina Faso, according the WHO representative in Burkina Faso, Dr Alimata Diarra-Nama.   "WHO is concerned about the number of deaths related to COVID-19 in Burkina Faso in relation to [...]
©- - 16 april 2020 - 17:00:39 - thread Health (200 words)


Niamey, Niger (PANA) - As the current coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) continues to spread, UNICEF is supporting the government in care and surveillance, by facilitating alert mechanisms for people who present alarming symptoms, supporting the preparation of the community for investigation of cases, and by monitoring  contact persons.   In a press release [...]
©- - 16 april 2020 - 16:14:35 - thread Health (478 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Schools and universities closed because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Burkina Faso will reopen on 28 April, the government has announced.   So far Burkina Faso has 484 positive cases of the coronavirus disease, but 27 patients have died and 155 were cured. "In view of the [...]
©- - 13 april 2020 - 15:41:32 - thread Health (156 words)


Tunis Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisian Minister of Transport, Anouar Maarouf announced Friday that his ministry hard to repatriate Tunisians stranded abroad because of the appearance of the new coronavirus (Covid-19), adding that special flights have been increased to transport them in two weeks. Speaking at a press briefing in Tunis, Mr. [...]
©- - 10 april 2020 - 17:16:47 - thread Health (173 words)


Tunis Tunisia (PANA) - A total of 83 people with coronavirus (Covid-19) out of 643 confirmed cases in Tunisia are currently hospitalized, said a health report of the National Observatory of New and Emerging Diseases, published on Friday on the  website of the Ministry of Health. While 25 cases were declared [...]
©- - 10 april 2020 - 15:56:13 - thread Health (172 words)


Tunis Tunisia (PANA) - "Tunisia will offer decent living conditions to foreign students in the country," the Tunisian Minister Delegate in charge of Human Rights, Relations with Constitutional Authorities and Civil Society, Ayachi Hammami, announced on Thursday, stressing that the countries of origin of these students are also facing the [...]
©- - 09 april 2020 - 17:22:24 - thread Health (204 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA)  - The situation regarding the management of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic in Tunisia is serious, Tunisian Interior Minister Hichem Mechichi said here Tuesday. The interior minister said this at a joint press conference with his colleague Health Minister Abdelatif Mekki. "We observed at the beginning of the general [...]
©- - 07 april 2020 - 22:51:35 - thread Health (238 words)


Tunis Tunisia (PANA) - Three patients with the new coronavirus (Covid-19), including one from Algeria, have been cured of the disease in the Gabés region (south-eastern Tunisia), the regional health director, Riadh Chaouch, announced on Sunday.   He said that their healing was activated after a second test which turned out as  [...]
©- - 06 april 2020 - 15:53:10 - thread Health (121 words)


Niamey, Niger (PANA) - A total of 120 patients have tested positive for covid-19 in Niger, including 115 under treatment and 5 deaths on April 3, said a statement from the Ministry of Public Health.   According to the statement released on Saturday, the health of the patients under care is stable.   Niamey, [...]
©- - 04 april 2020 - 18:27:16 - thread Health (107 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Burkina Faso on Saturday recorded 16 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, bringing to 318 the total number of infected persons.   As of April 3, out of 101 samples analyzed, including 70 suspected cases and 31 controls, 16 new confirmed cases, including 14 in Ouagadougou and two [...]
©- - 04 april 2020 - 18:22:19 - thread Health (150 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The second part of South Korean medical aid arrived in Tunisia on Friday, so says the adviser in charge of communication and information at the presidency of the Tunisian Republic, Rachida Ennaïfer, who specified that the lot consists of 840,000 medical suits which will be distributed [...]
©- - 03 april 2020 - 18:19:59 - thread Health (209 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisian Interior Ministry spokesman, Khaled Lahyouni, on Wednesday announced that 17,380 driver's licenses were seized and 1,258 people arrested for violating the curfew (6:00 p.m. at 6:00 am) imposed at as part of the fight against the spread of the new coronavirus (Covid-19).   Nearly 1,000 means of [...]
©- - 01 april 2020 - 17:16:57 - thread Health (122 words)


Niamey, Niger (PANA) - Niger has recorded 34 cases of the coronavirus, 31 of them are being treated while three have died of the disease, according to a press release from the Nigerien Ministry of Public Health, dated March 31.   The state of health of the patients is stable, said the [...]
©- - 01 april 2020 - 16:28:44 - thread Health (100 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Three new cases of coronavirus disease were detected on Wednesday in Bamako, bringing to 31 the number of cases registered in Mali to date, according to the country's health ministry.   It also announced the of death of a 76-year-old Malian which occurred on Tuesday  in Kayes, western [...]
©- - 01 april 2020 - 14:10:14 - thread Health (83 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisian President Kais Saied has paroled 1,420 prisoners in addition to others pardoned less than two weeks ago, the Tunisian Presidency announced in a statement on Tuesday. The Tunisian head of state stressed the need to disinfect prisons and support special health units to prevent the spread [...]
©- - 01 april 2020 - 13:18:29 - thread Health (116 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Burkina Faso on Saturday recorded 27 new positive cases of coronavirus disease bringing the total number to 207 cases, said the Government Information Service (GIS).   The situation of Coronavirus disease in Burkina Faso on 27 March 2020 was as follows: 9 cured bringing to 21 total [...]
©- - 28 march 2020 - 19:14:03 - thread Health (190 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - A total of 600 people were arrested and presented before the public prosecutor's office for violating general sanitary confinement in Tunisia as part of the fight against the spread of the new coronavirus (Covid-19), the spokesman of the Ministry of the Interior, Khaled Hayoubi said on [...]
©- - 26 march 2020 - 16:22:33 - thread Health (181 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Libya is ready to make all its means available to the Tunisian people so that they can fight better the spread of the new coronavirus (Covid-19),  the Head of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez Al Sarraj, said on Tuesday. He expressed Libya's desire during a [...]
©- - 25 march 2020 - 17:50:21 - thread Health (145 words)


Tunis Tunisia (PANA) - The Tunisian Ministry of Finance has made available to the Ministry of Health 50 million Tunisian dinars in foreign currency to import from China medical equipment needed for prevention of the new coronavirus (Covid-19 ). The director general of basic health care at the Ministry of Health, [...]
©- - 25 march 2020 - 14:51:10 - thread Health (146 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso, Andrew Young, has said he tested positive for coronavirus disease. "I received a positive test for COVID-19," the American diplomat wrote on his twitter account. Young said that "the US Embassy has taken steps to quarantine affected community members. Our services [...]
©- - 23 march 2020 - 15:34:38 - thread Health (107 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Pastor Mamadou Karambiri and his wife, who were the first cases of coronavirus disease in Burkina Faso, left the hospital on Friday.   The health ministry said that the country has registered 40 cases of infection, one death and four cases of recovery.   "After 11 days of internment [...]
©- - 20 march 2020 - 17:27:28 - thread Health (131 words)


Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Gabon on Friday reported its first death due to Covid-19 infection, the spokesperson for the Monitoring Committee of the response plan against the Coronavirus (Copil-Coronavirus), Guy Patrick Obiang announced at a press conference.   Coronavirus infections in Gabon had increased from 3 to 4 patients found positive, but [...]
©- - 20 march 2020 - 17:22:19 - thread Health (135 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya's Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the government of national accord (GNA) has advised citizens returning from abroad to be placed in confinement, away from their families and relatives, for a period of 14 days as a precaution until they are confirmed as free from coronavirus [...]
©- - 20 march 2020 - 16:39:08 - thread Health (340 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Due to the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), of which 33 confirmed cases with one death have been recorded in Burkina Faso, the Minister of Justice, Réné Bagoro, on Thursday suspended, until further notice, visits to detention centers, PANA learned from official sources.   According to the [...]
©- - 19 march 2020 - 23:57:39 - thread Health (205 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Chad recorded its first case of coronavirus on Thursday, a passenger of Moroccan nationality from Douala, in Cameroon, PANA learned from Chadian authorities.   The patient is already being taken care of by the medical service, said a press release sent to PANA from the Minister of [...]
©- - 19 march 2020 - 16:07:19 - thread Health (132 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia's first patient of coronavirus was discharged on Thursday from from the University Hospital in the city of Sousse, 140 km south of Tunis, said Amel Letaief, head of the infectious diseases department of the hospital.   Ms. Letaief told Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP) agency that the biological [...]
©- - 19 march 2020 - 15:58:19 - thread Health (146 words)