A Record Year for Measles Cases in Europe
A Record Year for Measles Cases in Europe
The WHO reports more than 41,000 cases in the region in the first half of 2018.
A Record Year for Measles Cases in Europe
A Record Year for Measles Cases in Europe

The WHO reports more than 41,000 cases in the region in the first half of 2018.

The WHO reports more than 41,000 cases in the region in the first half of 2018.

World Health Organization
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.  
WHO Lists Antibiotic Development Priorities
WHO Lists Antibiotic Development Priorities
Tracy Vence | Feb 27, 2017
The World Health Organization outlines critical-, high-, and medium-priority antibiotic development initiatives, calling on the public and private sectors to invest in additional R&D.
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.