China has ordered that travellers entering the country from Sudan must be screened for the yellow fever virus.
- Jocelyne Sambira
Africa is pulling out all the stops in its race to curb the AIDS pandemic by 2015, a deadline set by UN member states. But while the big drop in new HIV infections in Africa calls for celebration, advocacy groups are warning that it is too soon to proclaim total victory.
- Binyam Tamru
The United States has given the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) a $100 million grant to help Ethiopia control the spread of malaria.
The latest World Health Organisation (WHO) report has shown a global slowdown in the fight against malaria eradication, which it says can reverse recent gains in the fight against the disease.