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World Health Organization
October 23, 2019
UN says 1st local polio case found in Zambia since 1995
The World Health Organization says Zambia has reported its first local case of polio since 1995, in a 2-year-old boy ...
October 18, 2019
UN says Ebola in Congo still qualifies as global emergency
The World Health Organization says the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo still warrants being classified as a global emergency, ...
October 11, 2019
WHO anti-cholera vaccination campaign begins in Sudan
The World Health Organization has launched a vaccination campaign in two southeastern provinces in Sudan to contain a cholera ...
October 03, 2019
Tanzania rejects suspicions that it covered up Ebola cases
Tanzania on Thursday rejected suspicions that it might have covered up cases of the deadly Ebola virus, calling it a plot to ...
September 23, 2019
2nd Ebola vaccine to be used in Congo, as UN efforts slammed
The World Health Organization on Monday announced Congo will start using a second experimental Ebola vaccine, as efforts to ...
September 22, 2019
UN agency: Tanzania not sharing details on Ebola-like cases
The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up ...
September 19, 2019
Philippines declares new polio outbreak after 19 years
Philippine health officials declared a polio outbreak in the country on Thursday, nearly two decades after the World Health ...
September 16, 2019
US urges transparency in Ebola-like death in Tanzania
Tanzanian authorities must show transparency in the case of a patient who recently died after suffering Ebola-like symptoms, ...
September 13, 2019
Kenya becomes 3rd country to roll out malaria vaccine
Health authorities in Kenya on Friday started administering doses of the world's only licensed malaria vaccine to young ...
August 30, 2019
Uganda: 9-year-old girl from Congo dies of Ebola
A 9-year-old Congolese girl who tested positive for Ebola in neighboring Uganda has died, Ugandan authorities said Friday, ...
August 23, 2019
UN: Ebola outbreak in Congo has killed nearly 2,000 people
The World Health Organization's emergencies chief said the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo is approaching a "stark" milestone ...
August 08, 2019
WHO says it has 'zero tolerance' for corruption in Yemen
The World Health Organization says it follows "a zero-tolerance policy against all forms of corruption" amid calls for ...
July 31, 2019
2nd person dies from Ebola in Congo's city of Goma
The man who became the second confirmed Ebola case in Congo's major crossroads city of Goma has died, officials said ...
July 18, 2019
Congo soldiers, police to enforce Ebola emergency measures
Congolese soldiers and police will enforce hand-washing and fever checks now that the deadly Ebola outbreak has been declared ...
July 16, 2019
UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak
The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak ...
July 15, 2019
Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city
After feeling sick for several days the pastor boarded a bus to eastern Congo's largest city. Only upon arrival at his ...
July 15, 2019
The Latest: US, EU promise support to tackle Ebola
The Latest on Ebola (all times local): 2:55 p.m. The top U.S. diplomat in Geneva says the United States will "provide more ...
June 14, 2019
UN: Expert meeting under way to decide if Ebola is emergency
The World Health Organization on Friday opened its expert meeting to decide whether the Ebola outbreak in Congo — which ...
June 14, 2019
The Latest: More dead in family that brought Ebola to Uganda
The latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The Congolese Health Ministry says another ...
June 14, 2019
Congo pastor likely sparked Ebola outbreak spread to Uganda
The Congolese pastor who is thought to have caused the Ebola outbreak's spread into Uganda was unknown to health officials ...
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