#World Health Organization

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

    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: Hundreds of Thousands of Measles Cases Alarm Global Health Community
    Health

    Hundreds of Thousands of Measles Cases Alarm Global Health Community

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Gaëlle Langué|Feb. 7, 2019

    Measles can be mistaken for the common cold at first. Read more

  • Article: WHO's Director-General Says It Is Committed to Ending Polio Forever
    Health

    WHO's Director-General Says It Is Committed to Ending Polio Forever

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 11, 2019

    Polio is 99.9% eradicated, but it persists in three remaining countries. Read more

  • Article: 93% of the World's Children Are Breathing Toxic Air: Report
    Health

    93% of the World's Children Are Breathing Toxic Air: Report

    By Carmen SingerErica Sanchez  and  Joanna Prisco|Oct. 30, 2018

    A study this week indicates severe air pollution is impacting the lives of kids across the globe. Read more

  • Article: Europe Is Seeing a Huge Surge of Measles — and Vaccination Rates Are to Blame
    Health

    Europe Is Seeing a Huge Surge of Measles — and Vaccination Rates Are to Blame

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 21, 2018

    In the first six months of 2018, 41,000 cases were reported. Read more

  • Article: More Than 1,500 Mothers Breastfeed Together to Combat Child Deaths in the Philippines
    Food & Hunger

    More Than 1,500 Mothers Breastfeed Together to Combat Child Deaths in the Philippines

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 6, 2018

    It was just one of 62 mass breastfeeding events across the country this weekend. Read more

  • Article: The Ebola Outbreak Has Officially Been Defeated in the Congo
    Health

    The Ebola Outbreak Has Officially Been Defeated in the Congo

    By Joe McCarthy|July 25, 2018

    The disease’s containment is a testament to improved health care. Read more

  • Article: Rising Heat Linked to Increase in Suicide in US and Mexico
    Environment

    Rising Heat Linked to Increase in Suicide in US and Mexico

    July 24, 2018

    If global warming is not capped by 2050, there could be at least an additional 21,000 suicides. Read more