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Anthrax alert in Namibia as more than 50 people are struck down by the killer disease

Anthrax alert in Namibia as more than 50 people are struck down by the killer disease 52 people in the south-African country are reported to have been infected Nobody has died yet but the infection can kill within days if not treated The disease is thought to be spreading through goats, cattle and donkeys Experts… Read More »

Backpack Health’s App for People with Rare Diseases in Developing Countries: Interview with CEO

Backpack Health, a health-tech company based in Boston, has partnered with two organizations specializing in rare diseases, Care Beyond Diagnosis and FYMCA Medical, to bring their mobile and cloud-based health management application to patients with rare diseases living in low-income countries. Rare diseases can be significantly challenging for affected patients, with mountains of paperwork required to… Read More »