If you think you’ve got it tough right now spare a thought for communities in Uganda battling locust swarms and foot and mouth disease as well as coronavirus, all threatening their precious food supply.
A team at the university has used cutting-edge computer analysis to track the virus in the recent outbreak and have been surprised by some of the results.
The national health service volunteers illustrated the ‘best of the NHS’ while assisting in West Africa during the Ebola epidemic, says a leading humanitarian and health expert from Manchester.
Mukesh Kapila CBE claims the short-term and reactionary nature of the response to the Ebola epidemic caused the collapse of healthcare systems in the worst affected countries of West Africa, including Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.
A patient ‘with a history of travel to West Africa’ is being tested for Ebola at North Manchester General Hospital.
Sir Bob Geldof has revealed to MM that this year’s Band Aid song will be his last, while at Asda in Trafford Park yesterday, where he was purchasing the first four copies of the new Band Aid 30 single, Do they know it’s Christmas?
Teachers at Cheadle Hulme School nicknamed ‘Hogwarts’ have sparked anger among parents by arranging to send pupils on a Christmas field trip to Africa – just 400 miles from the deadly Ebola zone.
MM head out to the streets of Manchester to find out whether people think the new Band Aid single is insensitive or if the negative feedback is an overreaction.
People in Greater Manchester have donated an ‘incredible’ £173,600 in just over a week for the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal to help those affected by the Ebola crisis.
Vernacare, founded 50 years ago, has been chosen as part of the UK Governments emergency response
Ebola checks for incoming passengers are set to be extended to Manchester Airport if the threat level increases, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt confirmed