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WHO braces for six more months of Ebola in DRC
WHO braces for six more months of Ebola in DRC
The latest outbreak of the deadly virus in north eastern DRC has killed over 209 people, World Health Organisation emergency response chief Peter...
World’s children bear the brunt of toxic air
World’s children bear the brunt of toxic air
The World Health Organisation (WHO) lists air pollution as one of the biggest burden on health.
On Lake Victoria ferries, passengers pray and hope for the best
On Lake Victoria ferries, passengers pray and hope for the best
Time-worn and weather-beaten, the MV Mbita III tilts slightly to the left as it creaks out of its Kenyan port on Lake Victoria.
Time running out for survivors as Indonesia toll tops 1 400
Time running out for survivors as Indonesia toll tops 1 400
The death toll in Indonesia's twin quake-tsunami disaster passed 1 400 on Wednesday, with time running out to rescue survivors and the UN warning...
Zimbabwe scrambles to contain cholera outbreak as death toll rises
Zimbabwe scrambles to contain cholera outbreak as death toll rises
The death toll in Zimbabwe’s current cholera outbreak has risen to 28 people with government banning public gatherings in the capital of Harare...
Bug evolution thrown into Chaos
Bug evolution thrown into Chaos
Things that have been used to combat bacterial infections: Bread. Honey. Doorknobs. Antibiotics. Viruses. Lasers. And now: an anti-evolutionary...
Military ignored Mosul war-wounded
Military ignored Mosul war-wounded
It was a United States-led, 72-nation military coalition, including the Iraqi Army,and their enemy the Islamic State group that ensured the...
'In that moment, it was clear Bongani was destined for great things'
'In that moment, it was clear Bongani was destined for great things'
One by one, the world’s leading heart specialists got to their feet. The Barcelona conference room erupted in applause.
DRC Ebola outbreak officially over
DRC Ebola outbreak officially over
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the end of the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Trump slams anti-breastfeeding claims
Trump slams anti-breastfeeding claims
The Trump administration has denied claims that it attempted to strongarm government officials from other countries into watering down the World...
Mind over age really does matter
Mind over age really does matter
At 85, Claude Copin, a retired French welder, may have discovered the secret to living a long, healthy life. She stays active by playing pétanque...

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