WHO revises global tuberculosis estimate up by 500,000

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WHO revises global tuberculosis estimate up by 500,000

The World Health Organization has revised up its estimate of how many people have tuberculosis by almost 500,000.

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Ebola: WHO emergency team holds talks on travel curbs

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Ebola: WHO emergency team holds talks on travel curbs

The World Health Organization's emergency committee is holding talks to discuss the Ebola epidemic.

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Drug-resistant tuberculosis at crisis levels, warns WHO

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Drug-resistant tuberculosis at crisis levels, warns WHO

LONDON - Multi drug-resistant tuberculosis remains at crisis levels, with about 480,000 new cases this year, and various forms of the lung disease killed about 1.5 million people in 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.

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Ebola crisis: Nigeria set to be declared free of virus

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Ebola crisis: Nigeria set to be declared free of virus

Nigeria is expected to be declared officially free of Ebola on Monday, after six weeks with no new cases.

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What’s Ebola? Mumbai takes crash course as virus spreads

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What’s Ebola? Mumbai takes crash course as virus spreads

Not until weeks after the World Health Organization declared Ebola an international emergency on Aug. 6 did doctors in Mumbai start preparing.

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Ebola crisis built over months as WHO missed chances

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Ebola crisis built over months as WHO missed chances

Poor communication, a lack of leadership and underfunding plagued the World Health Organization’s initial response to the Ebola outbreak, allowing the disease to spiral out of control.

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Ebola deaths near 4,500 as virus spreads in W. Africa: WHO

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Ebola deaths near 4,500 as virus spreads in W. Africa: WHO

A total of 4,493 people have died from the world's worst Ebola outbreak on record, and the situation in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone is deteriorating, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

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Ebola crisis: Outbreak death toll rises to 4,447 says WHO

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Ebola crisis: Outbreak death toll rises to 4,447 says WHO

The death toll from the Ebola virus outbreak has risen to 4,447, with the large majority of victims in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.

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WHO sees Ebola cases as high as 10,000 a week in West Africa by Dec. 1

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WHO sees Ebola cases as high as 10,000 a week in West Africa by Dec. 1

The number of new Ebola cases in three West African nations may jump to between 5,000 and 10,000 a week by Dec. 1 as the deadly viral infection spreads, the World Health Organization said.

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No case of Ebola in Vietnam: Ministry

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No case of Ebola in Vietnam: Ministry

Ministry of Health yesterday confirmed no Ebola case in the country.

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Free vaccination campaign launched in Hanoi

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Free vaccination campaign launched in Hanoi

The Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Education and Training, UNICEF and Hanoi People’s Committee held a ceremony of launching immunization campaign for children aged one to fourteen in Junior High School Le Quy Don yesterday.

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Hazardous levels of smog envelop Northern China for a second day

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Hazardous levels of air pollution enveloped northern China for a second day, with smog in Beijing exceeding World Health Organization-recommended levels by more than 15 times.

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More cases of Ebola spreading in Europe 'unavoidable', WHO says

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More cases of Ebola spreading in Europe 'unavoidable', WHO says

More cases of the deadly Ebola virus will almost inevitably spread in Europe but the continent is well prepared to control the disease, the World Health Organization's (WHO) regional director said on Tuesday.

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Ebola deaths reach 3,338, but widely undercounted, WHO says

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Ebola deaths reach 3,338, but widely undercounted, WHO says

The death toll from the world's worst Ebola outbreak on record reached 3,338 people out of 7,178 cases in West Africa as of Sept. 28, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

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First Ebola case diagnosed in the US

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First Ebola case diagnosed in the US

The first case of the deadly Ebola virus diagnosed on US soil has been confirmed in Dallas, Texas.

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