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Malaria killed more people than usual in Ebola outbreak

...was published online Tuesday in the journal, Lancet Infectious Diseases.In an email, Franco Pagnoni of the World Health Organization said "the collateral damage of epidemics is a known phenomenon" and that aid workers should try to lessen...
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World No Tobacco Day to becelebrated May 31

...World No Tobacco Day was created in 1987 by the World Health Organization to draw global attention to the worldwide tobacco...tobacco. In 2003, the U.S. government and the World Health Organization helped negotiate the international Framework...
UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa

GENEVA - The World Health Organization marked a grim milestone Thursday in the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, estimating that the virus had killed over 10,000 people...
Sierra Leone to shut down for three days to slow Ebola believed to have sickened more than 5,300 people and killed more than 2,600 of them, the U.N.'s World Health Organization reported. In a sign the crisis is picking up steam, more than 700 of those infections were recorded in the...
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Hoya on the hardwood in government studies and international relations, he weighed options to work for the World Bank and World Health Organization."I always felt like there was unfinished business," Touomou said. "I was never able to play basketball...
South Sudan peace talks to open in Ethiopia

...United Nations bases, which have insufficient space to house these numbers," said Abdi Aden Mohammed, the World Health Organization's representative in South Sudan.Kiir insists the fighting was sparked by a coup attempt mounted by soldiers...
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While attending a World Health Organization conference in Geneva recently, longtime Juneau resident Dr. Henry Wilde, right, revealed to colleagues that the 'African statue...
Rotary clubs aim to eradicate polio

In September 1994, the World Health Organization declared Alaska, along with the rest of the...its PolioPlus program. It partnered with the World Health Organization, the U.N. Children's Fund and the U.S...
Big supply of flu vaccine expected

...season as occurred last year. The swine flu vaccine will be mixed in with two other strains, even though the World Health Organization has declared the pandemic over. The swine flu virus is still part of the mix expected this year. Officials...
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Teens direct tourists to smoke-free eateries

...The students were at the docks in honor of World No Tobacco Day, an annual celebration started in 1986 by the World Health Organization to promote tobacco-free living. This is the fourth year students have done this, Seamount said. "Tobacco...


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