Tag Diarrhoea

See The Three New Coronavirus Symptoms That Have Been Added To The Official List

The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has added three new coronavirus symptoms to the growing list of COVID-19 symptoms. The new symptoms are likely to appear between two to 14 days after exposure to the virus. The new symptoms

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Environmental Health Experts Highlight The Dangers Of Open Defeacation On Public Health In Nigeria

Environmental health experts in Nigeria have expressed worry over the multiple health implications of open defecation. Every year more than 70,000 children under five die in Nigeria from diarrhoea as a result of unsafe water and poor sanitation conditions. At least 24%

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Paediatrician, Dr Adaugo Onyedinma Explains Why Viral Gastroenteritis Is More Pronounced In Children And How To Prevent It

Viral gastroenteritis is an intestinal infection marked by watery diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea or vomiting, and sometimes fever. The most common way to develop viral gastroenteritis — often called stomach flu —is through contact with an infected person or by

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42% of Children who Die from Diarrhea are in Nigeria & India | But Deaths are Decreasing

BBC reports that according to the new Global Burden of Disease study, it was discovered that well over a third (42%) of deaths in children happen in Nigeria and India from diarrhoea. “Diarrheal diseases disproportionately affect young children, despite some promising

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Diarrhoea in Toddlers: Home Remedies & When to Call the Doctor

Diarrhoea entails the passage of loose or watery stools and may be accompanied with other symptoms such as vomiting and fever. It can be deadly in children below 5 if not promptly managed or treated as it may lead to

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