Hospitalizations for several common diseases—including septicemia (serious bloodstream infection), fluid and electrolyte disorders, renal failure, urinary tract infections, and skin and tissue infections—have been linked for the first time with short-term exposure to fine particulate air pollution (PM2.5), according to a comprehensive new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
The prospect of a fully sustainable Blue Economy for Africa gathered significant momentum following the second Africa Blue Economy Forum held in Tunis on 25-26 June.
Human-generated greenhouse gases and atmospheric particles were affecting global drought risk as far back as the early 20th century, according to a study from NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies(GISS) in New York City.
Progressive Sierra Leoneans, a social media platform created a few months back has proven to the country that Sierra Leoneans are always ready and willing to contribute to nation building when the authorities assure them of transparency and accountability.
The death toll is expected to continue to rise over the next few days and weeks, as emergency teams search through the debris and mud.