#WHO

  • Article: The UN Now Has an Ebola Chief to Help Fight the Congo's Deadly Outbreak
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    The UN Now Has an Ebola Chief to Help Fight the Congo's Deadly Outbreak

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 24, 2019

    Someone needs to oversee the security and political obstacles preventing treatment. Read more

  • Article: WHO Changes Ebola Vaccine Strategy After Clinic Attacks
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    WHO Changes Ebola Vaccine Strategy After Clinic Attacks

    By Lindsay Powers|May 9, 2019

    Many more people will soon have access to a life-saving immunization. Read more

  • Article: Germany Considers €2,500 Fine for Kids Not Vaccinated Against Measles
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    Germany Considers €2,500 Fine for Kids Not Vaccinated Against Measles

    By Lindsay Powers|May 7, 2019

    The country is also considering barring all unvaccinated children from nursery schools and daycares. Read more

  • Article: Pregnant Women Urged to Get Ebola Vaccine During Deadly DRC Outbreak
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    Pregnant Women Urged to Get Ebola Vaccine During Deadly DRC Outbreak

    Feb. 25, 2019|Voice of America

    There have been about 853 Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo since August Read more

  • Article: Almost 1,000 Children Have Died of the Measles in Madagascar Since October
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    Almost 1,000 Children Have Died of the Measles in Madagascar Since October

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 15, 2019

    Measles can make children more vulnerable to fatal diseases like pneumonia or diarrheal diseases Read more

  • Article: World Health Organization Busts Myth That Refugees Bring Diseases to Europe
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    World Health Organization Busts Myth That Refugees Bring Diseases to Europe

    Jan. 22, 2019|Voice of America

    Refugees and migrants are generally in good health, the report says. Read more

  • Article: A Groundbreaking Health Discovery in Pretoria Could See More TB Patients Treated Effectively
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    A Groundbreaking Health Discovery in Pretoria Could See More TB Patients Treated Effectively

    By Thato Mahlangu|Dec. 18, 2018

    "South Africa is ranked as one of the countries with the highest number of people infected with TB." Read more

  • Article: Deadly Air Pollution Shortens Lives by Nearly 2 Years: Report
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    Deadly Air Pollution Shortens Lives by Nearly 2 Years: Report

    Nov. 20, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Air pollution is cutting global life expectancy by an average of 1.8 years per person Read more