Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Health Emergency, Declares WHO
Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Health Emergency, Declares WHO
The agency also shares preliminary results of an Ebola vaccine trial showing that it is 97.5 percent effective at protecting from infection.
Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Health Emergency, Declares WHO
Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Health Emergency, Declares WHO

The agency also shares preliminary results of an Ebola vaccine trial showing that it is 97.5 percent effective at protecting from infection.

The agency also shares preliminary results of an Ebola vaccine trial showing that it is 97.5 percent effective at protecting from infection.

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WHO Panel Calls For a Registry of Gene-Editing Research in Humans
WHO Panel Calls For a Registry of Gene-Editing Research in Humans
Catherine Offord | Mar 20, 2019
The advisors’ recommendations follow news of ethically dubious gene-editing work carried out by He Jiankui late last year.
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.
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.
Plant Engineered to Produce Higher Levels of Antimalarial Compound
Plant Engineered to Produce Higher Levels of Antimalarial Compound
Catherine Offord | Apr 25, 2018
Researchers used the genome sequence of Artemisia annua to boost the plant’s production of artemisinin.
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.
WHO Cherry-Picked Data on Pesticide, Investigation Finds
WHO Cherry-Picked Data on Pesticide, Investigation Finds
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 22, 2017
A group evaluating glyphosate’s cancer risk omitted evidence that the chemical is not carcinogenic.
Cholera Ripping Through Yemen
Cholera Ripping Through Yemen
Diana Kwon | Jun 8, 2017
More than 100,000 cases of the bacterial disease have been reported in the war torn country.
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.