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#health ministry

# health-ministry - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Woman with confirmed case of Zika gives birth to healthy baby in Mexico

The virus, which is spread by mosquitos, has been linked to microephaly.

# health-ministry - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Five new deaths from MERS virus in Saudi Arabia

The dead included men and women aged from their 60s to 80s.

# health-ministry - Sunday 23 March, 2014

34 dead, as Ebola confirmed as source of Guinea epidemic

There’s no treatment or vaccine available for the disease — which is transmitted by contact with blood, faeces, sweat, sexual contact or unprotected handling of contaminated corpses.

# health-ministry - Saturday 16 March, 2013

330 million abortions carried out in China since 1971

China says that its one child policy introduced int he early 1980s has prevented overpopulation and boosted economic development.