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19 December 2017 10:22
There are currently one million people infected with cholera in wartorn Yemen, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Wednesday.
Some 2,225 people have died on the disease since 27 April, it added.
The UN organisation issued a report stating that as of Monday, there were 983,486 cases of Cholera in Yemen.
The organisation also noted that during the same period, it recorded...
23 June 2015 17:01
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the number of dengue cases recorded in Yemen has experienced a considerable rise since Saudi Arabia started its aggression against the country in late March.
“More than 3,000 suspected dengue cases have been reported since March 2015 but the numbers are expected to be considerably higher,” WHO spokesman Christian Lindmeier said Tuesday, adding, “Some NGOs are...
26 December 2014 23:35
The Ebola epidemic fatalities in West Africa have reached approximately 8,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.
The WHO said on Friday that out of 19,695 recorded cases of Ebola infection 7,693 had died in West Africa.
This is while the figures released on December 22 showed 7,518 fatalities out of 19,340 infections in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, WHO added.
19 August 2014 15:55
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the number of deaths from the Ebola outbreak in four West African nations has climbed to 1,229.
The UN health agency said on Tuesday that death toll jumped between August 14 and 16, the period which registered 113 new cases.
Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders says the Ebola epidemic is moving...
11 May 2014 16:49
The World Health Organization said on Friday it would hold an emergency meeting next week on the deadly MERS virus, amid concern over the rising number of cases in several countries.
The UN health agency will host the emergency meeting on Tuesday to discuss the worrying spread of the virus, which in less than two years has killed 126 people in...
10 May 2014 13:01
A new study by the World Health Organization (WHO) suggests that India is home to the most polluted cities in the world.
In the study, the level of air pollution in some 1,600 cities across 91 countries in the 2008-2013 period were examined.
The Indian capital, New Delhi, has the world’s highest annual average concentration of small airborne particles, known as PM2.5.
12 November 2013 10:30
The World Health Organization (WHO) says polio outbreak in Syria has paralyzed 13 children in the Arab country, warning against the international spread of the disease.
On Monday, the WHO said in a statement that "thirteen cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) have been confirmed” in the Middle Eastern country.
The WHO also warned against the rapid spread of the...
1 June 2013 9:31
An ongoing measles epidemic in Pakistan has been claiming the lives of children in the country as more than 70 new patients are being hospitalized daily, health officials say.
Thousands of children have been suffering from their worst outbreak of measles in living memory while at least 240 children have died between January to April this year.
A doctor of the...
20 May 2013 14:30
The 66th session of the World Health Assembly kicked off on Monday in Geneva with the participation of a delegation from Syria.
The eight-day Assembly discusses reform of the World Health Organization (WHO), protection of non-communicable diseases, reaching millennial development goals in health, and making recommendations for improving health of women and children.
The Assembly will also discuss health conditions in occupied...
13 March 2013 11:19
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that if European governments imply austerity cuts on health care gains in life expectancy could be retreated.
WHO’s European Health Report 2012, which released on Wednesday, showed the average age of the 900 million people across the surveyed 53 countries to be 76 years. It, however, reported great variations between the countries regarding the...