Health experts: Diseases at border becoming ‘crisis’
Health professionals are warning of a “humanitarian crisis” festering in Texas and Arizona… Cramped conditions and the spread of difficult-to-treat diseases has doctors worried in the wake of a massive influx of children coming across the Mexican-U.S. border…Outbreaks of scabies, lice, dengue fever, tuberculosis and other diseases…are already being documented among the children and in some border agents…
Ebola deaths pass 300 in West Africa – WHO
The number of people killed by the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has risen to 337, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. Fourteen deaths and 47 new cases were reported across the region over the last week, it added. Guinea is worst-affected with 264 Ebola-related deaths. In Sierra Leone, there have been 49 deaths and in Liberia 24, the WHO said.