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‘Dangerously High’ Antibiotic Resistance Levels Worldwide: WHO

‘Dangerously High’ Antibiotic Resistance Levels Worldwide: WHO

Geneva, Switzerland – Antibiotic resistance, which can turn common ailments into killers, has reached dangerous levels globally, the World Health Organization warned, saying widespread misunderstandings about the problem was fuelling the ...

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China Smog Almost 50 times WHO Recommendations

China Smog Almost 50 times WHO Recommendations

  Beijing, China- A swathe of China was blanketed with dangerous acrid smog Monday after levels of the most dangerous particulates reached around 50 times World Health Organization maximums, with energy ...

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Celebrations as WHO Declares Sierra Leone Ebola-Free

Celebrations as WHO Declares Sierra Leone Ebola-Free

  Freetown, Sierra Leone – The UN health agency on Saturday declared that Sierra Leone’s deadly Ebola outbreak is over, prompting jubilant celebrations as thousands massed in the capital Freetown. Crowds ...

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Hepatitis B and C Are Important Public Health Problems

Hepatitis B and C Are Important Public Health Problems

  According to the World Health Organization, the Western Pacific Region bears 40% of the deaths worldwide from viral hepatitis with more than 1,500 deaths each day, in this region ...

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WHO Says Cancer Report Not Calling for People to Give Up Meat

WHO Says Cancer Report Not Calling for People to Give Up Meat

  Geneva, Switzerland – The World Health Organization stressed that an explosive report this week linking the consumption of processed meat to cancer was not calling for people to stop eating ...

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WHO Expert Panel Urges Pilot Roll-Out of First Malaria Vaccine

WHO Expert Panel Urges Pilot Roll-Out of First Malaria Vaccine

  Geneva, Switzerland – A World Health Organization expert panel on Friday recommended pilot roll-outs of the world’s most advanced malaria vaccine to young children in several areas of sub-Saharan Africa, ...

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Shift in Vaccine Use Needed to Eradicate Polio: WHO Experts

Shift in Vaccine Use Needed to Eradicate Polio: WHO Experts

  Geneva, Switzerland – A World Health Organization expert panel called Friday for a shift in the kinds of vaccines used to fight polio, insisting full eradication of the crippling disease ...

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Last S. Korea MERS Patient Rediagnosed with Virus

Last S. Korea MERS Patient Rediagnosed with Virus

  Seoul, South Korea – A South Korean man believed cured of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been rediagnosed with the deadly virus, health officials said. The diagnosis deals a ...

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