Questions Raised About Pertussis Reemergence
Questions Raised About Pertussis Reemergence
Scientists debate why the number of whooping cough cases is up, and whether the effectiveness of a vaccine introduced within the last two decades is to blame.
Questions Raised About Pertussis Reemergence
Questions Raised About Pertussis Reemergence

Scientists debate why the number of whooping cough cases is up, and whether the effectiveness of a vaccine introduced within the last two decades is to blame.

Scientists debate why the number of whooping cough cases is up, and whether the effectiveness of a vaccine introduced within the last two decades is to blame.

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A Record Year for Measles Cases in Europe
A Record Year for Measles Cases in Europe
Shawna Williams | Aug 21, 2018
The WHO reports more than 41,000 cases in the region in the first half of 2018.
More Vaccinations, Experimental Drugs as Potential Ebola Contacts Rise
More Vaccinations, Experimental Drugs as Potential Ebola Contacts Rise
Sukanya Charuchandra | May 30, 2018
The World Health Organization predicts the number of cases in Democratic Republic of Congo will rise up to 300 by July.  
Measles Cases On the Rise in England
Measles Cases On the Rise in England
Jim Daley | May 11, 2018
The increase is associated with travel to Europe, where large outbreaks are occurring.
Two Ebola Cases Confirmed in Democratic Republic of Congo
Two Ebola Cases Confirmed in Democratic Republic of Congo
Shawna Williams | May 8, 2018
The country’s health ministry and the World Health Organization rush to contain the new outbreak.
European Measles Cases Quadrupled in 2017
European Measles Cases Quadrupled in 2017
Shawna Williams | Feb 20, 2018
The increase is attributed to a drop in immunization rates.
Rainy Season Likely to Exacerbate Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak
Rainy Season Likely to Exacerbate Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak
Shawna Williams | Aug 18, 2017
Pregnant and lactating women are particularly vulnerable to the disease.
Officials Declare Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Over
Officials Declare Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Over
Diana Kwon | Jul 3, 2017
International agencies responded quickly to the crisis, but some public health officials say the world may not be ready for a bigger outbreak.
WHO Elects New Leader
WHO Elects New Leader
Aggie Mika | May 24, 2017
Breaking norms, the World Health Organization chooses Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a non-MD from Africa, as its new director-general.  
Meet the Three Finalists for WHO Director-General
Meet the Three Finalists for WHO Director-General
Diana Kwon | Jan 26, 2017
The World Health Organization announces three final candidates for the agency’s top position.