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WHO Says Ebola International Health Emergency is Over

WHO Says Ebola International Health Emergency is Over

  Geneva, Switzerland – The World Health Organization said that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa no longer constitutes an international emergency, voicing confidence that remaining isolated cases in the affected ...

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DOH Strengthens Monitoring of Zika virus

DOH Strengthens Monitoring of Zika virus

  MANILA, Mar. 16 — The Department of Health (DOH) recently called on all pregnant women to be more careful against mosquito bites especially during daytime. DOH also encourages those ...

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WHO Advises Pregnant Women Not to Travel to Zika Oubreak Areas

WHO Advises Pregnant Women Not to Travel to Zika Oubreak Areas

  Geneva, Switzerland – The World Health Organization advised pregnant women not to travel to areas affected by the Zika virus outbreak, saying the new advice was issued amid mounting evidence ...

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WHO Chief ‘Confident’ Olympics Will Be Safe Despite Zika

WHO Chief ‘Confident’ Olympics Will Be Safe Despite Zika

  Brasília, Brazil – The head of the World Health Organization expressed confidence that Brazil can host the Rio Olympics safely despite the Zika threat, while warning of a long battle ...

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WHO Launches $56 Million Zika Response Plan

WHO Launches $56 Million Zika Response Plan

  Geneva, Switzerland – The World Health Organization released its initial response plan to the Zika virus outbreak, launching a funding appeal for the $56 million (50 million euros) operation.  The ...

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