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Reuters 30 Jan 2016
Last January, long lines formed outside health clinics in Recife, a city in Brazil's northeast hit hard in recent...
Reuters 25 Jan 2016
The mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is suspected of causing brain damage to babies in Brazil, is likely to spread to...
AFP 21 Jan 2016
A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in Sierra Leone, the second since west Africa last week declared an end to the...
polio vaccine
AP 18 Jan 2016
An official says the World Health Organization hopes to eradicate polio in 2016, after containing outbreaks in conflict...
Kenzo Tribouillard, AFP file picture| Guinean Red Cross workers wearing protective suits carry the corpse of a victim of Ebola in Macenta on November 21, 2014
 
AFP 13 Jan 2016
The two-year Ebola epidemic which laid waste to communities across west Africa and killed more than 11,000 people is...
Reuters 12 Jan 2016
The World Health Organization has asked the Syrian government for permission to send mobile clinics and medical teams...
Health workers from Guinea's Red Cross carry the body of a victim of Ebola in Momo Kanédou in Guinea on November 19, 2014.
AFP 29 Dec 2015
Guinea, the west African country where the worst ever Ebola outbreak began two years ago, is free of the disease, the...
 U.N. convoy of soldiers passes a screen displaying a message on Ebola on a street in Abidjan August 14, 2014.
Reuters 21 Nov 2015
Three new cases of Ebola emerged in Liberia on Friday, a setback for a country that had been declared free of the...
Medication
AFP 18 Nov 2015
The first global campaign for the better use of antibiotics will be launched by the World Health Organisation in World...
‘smart’ syringes 
 
AFP 29 Oct 2015
A new study released in the World Health Organization's PLOS One journal shows that two-thirds of people — or...