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30 April 2018
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West Nile virus

30 April 2018, Comments: 0

The West Nile virus is an ailment acquired via a mosquito bite. Generally, the condition is mild, but it can trigger encephalitis or meningitis. […]


23 February 2018
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Snake bites

23 February 2018, Comments: 0

Most snake bites occur if the animal has been disturbed or provoked such as when accidentally stepping on the snake. Some snakes are venomous […]


5 January 2018
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Yellow fever: What to expect

5 January 2018, Comments: 0

Yellow fever is a potentially serious flu-like ailment transmitted by mosquitoes. The condition is characterized by jaundice and high fever. Take note that jaundice […]


6 January 2017
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Child care: Human ehrlichioses

6 January 2017, Comments: 0

Human ehrlichioses are rickettsial infections triggered by various species of the Ehrlichia bacteria. The bacteria can spread to humans via bites from infected ticks. […]


28 October 2016
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Sun poisoning

28 October 2016, Comments: 0

Sun poisoning is a term often used for a severe sunburn. This is typically a burn from exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) radiation that […]


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