Tag : World Health Organization

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Ebola survivors face kidney problems and risk of premature death

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LONDON (HeadlineNews) – People who survive Ebola virus infection face a dramatically higher risk of dying – probably from severe kidney damage – within a...
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WHO agrees watered-down resolution on transparency in drug costs

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GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – Countries at the World Health Organization agreed on Tuesday to push for clearer drug pricing, after watering down a draft resolution that...
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WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge

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GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed...
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Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on

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GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo/GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment...
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Congo records 1,000th Ebola death in current outbreak

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FILE PHOTO: Healthcare workers adjust gear before they enter a room where a baby is suspected of having died from Ebola, in Beni, North Kivu...
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Drones to deliver vaccines, blood and drugs across Ghana

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LONDON (HeadlineNews) – Hundreds of drones will begin delivering life-saving vaccines, blood and medicines to patients in Ghana this week in the largest scheme of...
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Attacks on hospital in Ebola zone kill Cameroonian doctor

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GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (HeadlineNews) – Attacks on a hospital at the epicenter of Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak have killed a Cameroonian...
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Judge upholds New York City’s mandatory measles vaccination order

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NEW YORK (HeadlineNews) – A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ruled against a group of parents who challenged New York City’s recently imposed mandatory measles vaccination...
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Ebola spread concentrated in Congo, not a wider emergency: WHO

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GENEVA/LONDON (HeadlineNews) – An outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that has killed more than 700 people and is continuing to...

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