New York extends lockdown to May 15

New Yorkers just received another two weeks in lockdown mode. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday extended the state shutdown to May 15 as he revealed that coronavirus stats were still going in the right direction. Cuomo announced another 606 deaths from Wednesday to Thursday, a sharp drop from 752 the previous day, reports Forbes. It's also … Continue reading New York extends lockdown to May 15

Bacterial meningitis: Everything you need to know about the brain-eating amoeba

Bacterial meningitis is very serious and can be deadly. Death can occur in as little as a few hours. Most people recover from meningitis. However, permanent disabilities (such as brain damage, hearing loss, and learning disabilities) can result from the infection. Several types of bacteria can cause meningitis. Leading causes in the United States include … Continue reading Bacterial meningitis: Everything you need to know about the brain-eating amoeba

WARNING: Beware of these genital-eating drugs!

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors and patients that some widely used diabetes drugs may, in some rare cases, cause a flesh-eating bacterial infection of the genitals. The condition, known as Fournier’s gangrene, developed in a dozen patients shortly after they began taking the medicines between March 2013 and May 2018, the … Continue reading WARNING: Beware of these genital-eating drugs!

HIV: Kenya records highest infection rate of 48 youths per day

  More than 300,000 young people aged 15-24 in Kenya are living with HIV with a daily infection of 48 youths, the National Aids Control Council said Wednesday. According to local daily Star, the council's director Nduku Kilonzo who made the announcement warned that "by the end of this day, we shall have 48 young … Continue reading HIV: Kenya records highest infection rate of 48 youths per day