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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is an illness caused by a virus (more specifically, a coronavirus). MERS affects the respiratory system, many people infected with MERS develop severe acute respiratory illness with symptoms of fever, cough, and shortness of breath. As of June 2015, MERS-CoV cases have been reported in over 20 countries.
Cancer is caused by abnormal cells that grow rapidly and spread to one or many parts the body. There are over 100 different types of cancer and it can affect any part of the body. It is one of the leading causes of death. However, we are slowly winning the war against cancer. Early screening, new forms of immunisation and more effective treatments are all methods we use to fight back against this disease.
A day dedicated to educate and promote awareness of the condition and issues surrounding it. Often referred to as a ‘silent killer’, high blood pressure or hypertension means that your blood pressure is continually higher than the recommended level. Untreated, it increases your risk of a heart attack or stroke, blood pressure screening is the best way to know if you have this condition.