South Africa confirms first case of Zika virus

[caption id="attachment_11041" align="alignleft" width="300"] President Jacob Zuma[/caption] TVC E, NEWS -- South Africa on Saturday confirmed its first case of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in a Columbian man, health authorities said. Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said the virus, which is causing international alarm after spreading through much of the Americas, was detected in the man on his visit to Johannesburg. "The businessman presented with fever and a rash approximately four days after arrival in South Africa but is now fully recovered," he said. It would be recalled that the World Health Organization has declared the outbreak a global public health emergency on Feb. 1, noting its association with two neurological disorders - microcephaly in babies and Guillain-Barre syndrome that can cause paralysis.  ...

Late Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh’s Family Distances Itself From the Movie “93 Day”

The Adadevoh and Cardoso family has distanced itself from the production of the movie on Ebola virus titled "93 Days" which is dedicated to late Dr.Ameyo. In a letter dated January 3, 2016, the family threatened to hold the filmmakers legally accountable for "any falsehoods and innuendos in the movie with regards to Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh and her family." Read the letter after the cut...