Items related to World Health Organization

A female Aedes aegypti mosquito is seen on the forearm of a health technician in a laboratory conducting research on preventing the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases in Guatemala City, February 4, 2016.
Reuters 14 Apr 2016
Scientists in Brazil have uncovered a new brain disorder associated with Zika infections in adults: an autoimmune...
 U.N. convoy of soldiers passes a screen displaying a message on Ebola on a street in Abidjan August 14, 2014.
Reuters 31 Mar 2016
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Ebola emergency over, but action is still needed to fully develop...
Reuters 25 Mar 2016
The Zika virus currently sweeping through the Americas looks to have hitched a ride on a plane into Brazil in 2013 and...
 More and more women are turning to the Internet to buy breastmilk, but experts warn loose regulations mean supplies bought online could pose health risks for babies
 
 
 
Reuters 21 Feb 2016
Children who breastfeed, especially those living far from the equator, may get too little vitamin D, according to a new...
Reuters 18 Feb 2016
The World Health Organization (WHO) called on Wednesday for US$56 million to combat the Zika virus, a disease that has...
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...
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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...