Dengue: 40 cases recences

The number of dengue cases continues to climb. As of Monday morning, March 18, 5 new cases were identified with the Ministry of Health. A total of 40 people have contracted the virus since the start of the year. It is the Vallée-des-Prêtres region that has the highest number of cases, i.e. 35. Precautionary measures … Read more

Measles epidemic: death of three people infected with this disease

Three people infected with measles have died in Mauritius, revealed Outbreaknewstoday.com which quotes the World Health Organization (WHO). Although their death dates back a few weeks, the Ministry of Health has never reported. Minister Anwar Husnoo nevertheless affirms that his ministry has nothing to hide and that it is his duty to inform the population … Read more

In Supreme Court: Stevenhills obtains an injunction against the GRA

The operator of betting on international football matches is contesting the decision of the Gambling Regulatory Authority to reduce the number of its outlets to ten. Stevenhills Ltd, which operates 18, sought and obtained an injunction against the regulatory body. Judge Nicholas Oh San-Bellepeau, in an order issued August 10, called on the Gambling Regulatory … Read more

Flu: especially avoid self-medication

The number of cases of acute respiratory infection, including influenza, is on the rise. From 2,961 during the week of April 22 to 28 to 3,151 from April 29 to May 5, the number reached 3,546 for the period of May 6 to 12. This only in public health establishments. With winter officially starting on … Read more

Stands taken over by visitors concerned about their well-being

The Family and Health Fair has achieved its objectives. The 6th edition closed at 6 p.m. on Sunday April 8 at the Swami Vivekananda Center in Pailles. This event presented by Events Plus in collaboration with Le Défi-Santé, Le Défi Media Group and Radio Plus brought together several providers in the fields of health, nutrition, … Read more

A passenger returning from Madagascar placed in isolation

A Mauritian returning from Madagascar has been placed in isolation at Souillac hospital since Thursday, October 12. When he got off the plane, the 54-year-old had symptoms of fever and had aches and pains in his throat. This measure was taken due to the plague epidemic in Madagascar. The patient stayed for a week on … Read more

Oscar nominations in major categories

Here are the nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards, which will be presented on April 25 in Los Angeles. The film “Mank” leads with 10 nominations, followed closely by six feature films each with six nominations, including “Nomadland”, “The Chicago Seven” and “Minari”. Best film “The Father” “Judas and the Black Messiah” “Threatening” “Nomadland” “Promising … Read more

Kidney stones: surgeons trained in new techniques

Surgeons from the various regional hospitals on the island participated in a workshop in urology. They learned new intervention techniques for the treatment of kidney stones. Dr Teelucksing Mohabeer Percunaeous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) and the use of laser for the treatment of kidney stones (stones) are among the new intervention techniques that surgeons and urologists have … Read more

Man dies after swimming with his tattoo

A man from Texas had a tattoo on his left leg and went for a swim 5 days later in the Gulf of Mexico, which caused an infection. The 31-year-old Texan did not survive the illness caused by his breaking the rules. No sunbathing and especially no sea bathing during healing, but the diver did … Read more

High incidence of kidney stone in Mauritius: causes and symptoms

Many cases of kidney stone (stone in the kidneys) are noted in Mauritius. In question: a poor diet and low water consumption. This is what explains Dr Dilshaad Joomun, surgeon and urologist at Flacq hospital. Kidney stones are crystals or stones that form in the urinary system from the kidney to the bladder. Mauritius has … Read more