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WHO says Ebola not a world health emergency any longer

WHO says Ebola not a world health emergency any longer

The World Health Organization has announced on Tuesday thatthe Ebola outbreak in West Africa is no longer an international health emergency.

Woman dies from Ebolain Sierra Leone amid fresh concerns

EbolaA woman is suspected to have died from Ebola in the west African nation of Sierra Leone, aparking fresh concerns over the deadly disease.

WHO rates Delhi to be most populated in the world

WHO rates Delhi to be most populated in the worldA recent report filed by the WHO says that the air in Delhi is the most polluted in the whole world which makes it surpass even Beijing with much more harmful elements present in the air affecting human health.

UN: Spread of polio is a world health emergency now

 Spread of polio is a world health emergency nowThe World Health Organisation has for the first time declared the spread of polio to be an international public health emergency with many more recorded cases in the coming up months which will completely spoil all endeavours made by several countries to completely eradicate the disease. 

Today is World TB Day

TB-DayToday marks World TB Day. On this day, there are some stark realities to be shared like a new study has estimated that every year one million children get diagnosed with tuberculosis.

Bigger concern is 32,000 children get infected with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis and that is quite difficult to treat. In comparison to adults, it is very difficult to identify and treat children with tuberculosis.

Project EXPAND-TB Deriving Positive Results

Project EXPAND-TB Deriving Positive ResultsIn 2012, approximately 50,000 people across the world got ill with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, says the World Health Organization. But because of lack of access to the proper diagnostic tools, fewer than one in four was diagnosed with the disease.

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