#World Health Organization

  • Article: Global Measles Cases Have Tripled Since Last Year, WHO Says

    Global Measles Cases Have Tripled Since Last Year, WHO Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 14, 2019

    The number of cases is the highest it’s been since 2006. Read more

  • Article: Nairobi Just Rolled Out a Massive Polio Vaccination Drive

    Nairobi Just Rolled Out a Massive Polio Vaccination Drive

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 30, 2019

    “We are very close to achieving that goal of eradicating polio.” Read more

  • Article: World Health Organization Declares Ebola Outbreak a Global Health Emergency

    World Health Organization Declares Ebola Outbreak a Global Health Emergency

    By Joe McCarthy|July 17, 2019

    The outbreak has become the second deadliest in recorded history. Read more

  • Article: 10 Facts You Should Definitely Know About Air Pollution

    10 Facts You Should Definitely Know About Air Pollution

    June 5, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It's everywhere — but how much do you really know about air pollution? Read more

  • Article: Algeria and Argentina Have Officially Eliminated Malaria

    Algeria and Argentina Have Officially Eliminated Malaria

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 23, 2019

    Malaria killed 400,000 people in 2017. Read more

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

    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

    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

    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