#WHO

  • Article: African First Ladies Call on African Union Member States to Prioritise Fighting Cancer
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    African First Ladies Call on African Union Member States to Prioritise Fighting Cancer

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 12, 2019

    Ageing populations, tobacco, and alcohol are causing an increase in cancer cases. Read more

  • Article: Ebola Outbreak Is a 'Global Wake-Up Call,' WHO Chief Says
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    Ebola Outbreak Is a 'Global Wake-Up Call,' WHO Chief Says

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 9, 2019

    Donors, providing funding after epidemics escalate, must be proactive rather than reactionary. Read more

  • Article: More Than 2,000 People Have Now Been Infected With Ebola in DRC
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    More Than 2,000 People Have Now Been Infected With Ebola in DRC

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 7, 2019

    This is the worst outbreak ever to hit the Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Found Antibiotics in Rivers From 72 Countries
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    Scientists Found Antibiotics in Rivers From 72 Countries

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|May 28, 2019

    An estimated 10 million people could die due to drug-resistant diseases by 2030. Read more

  • 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  and  Gaëlle Langué|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