Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tag: WHO

Jamaica to Participate in Zika Trials, Supported...

Minister of health, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says Jamaica will shortly be participating in a number of clinical trials in the drive to find a...

The Zika Virus Has Spread Across Several...

The Zika virus is likely to spread across nearly all of the Americas, the World Health Organization has warned. The infection, which causes symptoms including...

Sierra Leone Confirms New Ebola Case After...

Sierra Leone confirmed a new Ebola case Friday, a day after the World Health Organization said the outbreak in West Africa was over. The country's...

Professor at the University of North Carolina...

"The reality is this outbreak's not over," says Dr. William Fischer, speaking about Ebola. "It's just changed." Fischer, a professor at the University of North...

WHO Announces Africa Is Close to Eliminating...

Scientists have found that 90 per cent of individuals vaccinated with a meningitis A vaccine costing less than 50 cents a dose had protective...

Cancer and Red Meat: How Are Black...

If you've been following the news for the past few days, you've likely heard the reports released by the World Health Organization (WHO), classifying...

New Report Finds World Health Organization’s Errors,...

A report by The Associated Press has revealed bureaucratic bungling made last year’s Ebola outbreak even worse. According to The AP, delays in delivering equipment,...

Danny Glover Currently in Nigeria Filming Ebola...

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — U.S. actor Danny Glover said Thursday that he is in Nigeria to star in a movie based on people who...

WHO, Should Africa Depend On?: World Health...

The World Health Organization lacks the capacity and internal culture to mount an effective response to an epidemic such as the Ebola outbreak in...

As Africans Continue to Die From Ebola,...

In response to growing international scrutiny over the decision to administer a new Ebola "miracle" drug to two white Americans while hundreds of Africans...

Death Toll in West Africa Rises From...

The death toll from the world's worst-ever Ebola outbreak has risen to 603—with 68 deaths in the last week alone—and the West African nations...

8 Accounts of Black People Being Used...

Gynecology Invented Through The Torture of Black Women In the 19th century, the father of modern gynecology, J. Marion Sims, conducted his research experiments on...