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The cholera outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to intensify and has spread to the neighbouring Republic of Congo as well, the United Nations World Health Organization (WH
The United Nations agency mandated to spearhead the global response to HIV/AIDS today welcomed the new license agreement between the Medicines Patent Pool and the pharmaceutical company Gilead Science
Last year was full of “big events” for public health, including the launch of a new meningitis vaccine and an aggressive new strategy for polio eradication, the head of the United Nations health a
The number of people infected with the influenza A(H1N1) virus has topped 2,000, the United Nations health agency confirmed Thursday, stressing that although symptoms for the vast majority of the case
There is no reason to be afraid of consuming pork or to cull any pigs, the United Nations health agency once again stressed today, despite the detection of the influenza A(H1N1) virus in a swine herd
The global tourism industry is right to be concerned about swine flu and its potential impact on global tourism.
The international influenza pandemic alert remains at phase four, on a six-level warning scale, the United Nations health agency, World Health Organization, said Tuesday, as the count of swine flu inf
With increasing numbers of people contracting the deadly swine flu virus, various governments and organizations are swiftly reacting by putting in place precautionary measures.
While noting an overall downward trend in the number of cholera cases and deaths in Zimbabwe over the last two months, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) urged continued vigilance, cit
An Indonesian man has reportedly succumbed to bird flu infection, marking the third time this week that a bird flu-related death has been reported. The 47-year-old man from Indonesia’s Banten province on the western tip of the island of Java has become the latest human fatality from avian influenza, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has reported.