Eating contaminated food kills 420,000 annually.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says too many children are dying from foodborne illnesses.
Last winter, England and Wales reported more than 40,000 deaths which has been the highest number since 1999. According to the report, most deaths involved people over 75 years of age.
A panel of global health experts has criticized how the World Health Organization (WHO) handled the West African Ebola epidemic.
The World Health Organization (WHO) reported that people do not understand the threat that drug-resistant superbugs pose for public health.
The shocking statistics reveal that 2/3rd of the world’s population under the age of 50 years is suffering from infectious herpes that leads to cold sores around your mouth, said World Health Organization, in its first estimate of the disease at the global level
A WHO report found that tuberculosis killed as many people as HIV/AIDs did in 2014.
The World Health Organization said Wednesday that 5,420 people had so far died of Ebola across eight countries, out of a total 15,145 cases of infection, since late December 2013, according to a press release.
13,268 people had been infected with Ebola across eight countries and 4,960 of them had died, said the World Health Organization on Friday.
The WHO has appointed Botswana doctor, Matshidiso Moeti, as the next Africa chief.
The WHO stressed the importance of following stringent routines in order to prevent contracting an Ebola infection.
The WHO reported that last year, there were nearly half a million more tuberculosis cases than previously estimated.
The World Health Organization has declared Nigeria an Ebola-free nation after no new cases have been confirmed for more than six weeks.
One shot of an experimental Ebola vaccine can trigger fast protection, according to new monkey studies. However, the effect waned unless the animals got a booster shot made in a different way.
The World Health Organization called suicide a "major public health problem" that affects someone every 40 seconds.
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