World Health Organization Stories
- The world's first malaria vaccine is promising but should be used on a pilot basis before any wide-scale use, given its limited efficacy, World Health Organization (WHO) experts said on Friday.
- The world's first malaria vaccine is promising but should be used on a pilot basis before any wide-scale use, given its limited efficacy, World Health Organization experts said on Friday.
- The temporary absence of one of the most effective antidotes for snakebites “will translate into countless deaths,” warns Doctors Without Borders.
- The World Health Organization is weighing in on energy drinks, calling them a public health risk that needs more oversight.
- The World Health Organization has confirmed a yellow fever outbreak in South Sudan, which has resulted in 14 deaths so far.
- Outside air pollution is a leading cause of a cancer and a major health risk in general, WHO concluded in a report.
- The World Health Organization says that by starting treatment earlier, HIV patients will be able to "live longer, healthier lives."
- WHO officials say scientists worldwide should be sharing information on the recent spread of coronavirus, not looking to profit from their work.
- Although 2013 statistics show a narrowing gap between countries with the best and worst overall health status, WHO's director-general is not entirely optimistic.
- French Health Minister Marisol Touraine announced Saturday that 3 of the 5 people suspected to have come in contact with coronavirus-infected patient do not have the disease.
Coronavirus In France: 65-Year-Old Man Hospitalized After Contracting SARS-Like Virus, First Reported Outside Of Saudi ArabiaFrance sees its first case of the coronavirus.
- In an unprecedented string of attacks, eight female health workers have been killed by gunmen on motorcycles within 48 hours in Pakistan.