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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. 
Former WHO Director-General Dies
Former WHO Director-General Dies
Tracy Vence | Dec 16, 2016
Halfdan Mahler, the third leader of the World Health Organization, has passed away at age 93.
Opinion: WHO’s Silence on Cannabis
Opinion: WHO’s Silence on Cannabis
Ian Hamilton, Steve Rolles, Mark Monaghan | Nov 29, 2016
Why the World Health Organization needs a radical rethink of its draconian approach to cannabis
WHO Declares Zika Global Emergency Over
WHO Declares Zika Global Emergency Over
Joshua A. Krisch | Nov 21, 2016
The World Health Organization stresses that Zika remains a serious threat.
Evaluating WHO Director General Candidates
Evaluating WHO Director General Candidates
Tracy Vence | Oct 17, 2016
Six public health experts are being considered for the World Health Organization’s top job.
Americas Declared Measles-Free
Americas Declared Measles-Free
Ben Andrew Henry | Sep 30, 2016
Health officials announce that measles is no longer endemic to any region in the Americas, thanks to widespread vaccination.
Polio Reemerges in Nigeria
Polio Reemerges in Nigeria
Jef Akst | Aug 15, 2016
Prior to last week’s announcement of newly confirmed cases, the country had been polio-free for two years.