Author Archives: Medical Observer

Factfile: Impact of AIDS Globally

Factfile: Impact of AIDS Globally

  PARIS, July 17, 2014 (AFP) – Following is a factfile on AIDS ahead of the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia on July 20-25. – Since 1981, around ...

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West Africa Ebola Toll Tops 600: WHO

West Africa Ebola Toll Tops 600: WHO

  GENEVA, July 15, 2014 (AFP) – The death toll in West Africa’s Ebola outbreak has risen to 603, the World Health Organization (WHO)) said on Tuesday, with 68 new fatalities mostly ...

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Factfile: Things to Know About Tetanus

Factfile: Things to Know About Tetanus

  Tetanus is caused by the poison tetanospasmin which is stored in the Clostiridium tetani bacterium. This bacterium cannot live in the presence of oxygen. Its poison is released after ...

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