The Ebola virus is highly contagious and has an average fatality rate of around 50 percent.
18 Jul 2019 6:38 PM
The UN health agency struggles with travel abuses, while they try to raise funds their fight against Ebola, according to the latest auditors' report.
21 May 2019 4:58 PM
Fierce fighting for control of Libya's capital that has displaced thousands of people, threatens to bring further damage.
29 Apr 2019 4:54 PM
At least 147 people have been killed and 614 wounded in the offensive launched by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar.
15 Apr 2019 8:07 PM
WHO takes aim at harmful smartphone use and other audio devices to safeguard against hearing loss.
13 Feb 2019 8:40 PM
Study also showed that when households have an adequate supply of treated bed nets, these gender and age disparities shrink.
13 Dec 2018 7:16 PM
The World Health Organization says currently only 55 per cent of people with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis are successfully treated.
24 Oct 2018 10:36 AM
The results mark the first time this technology has been able to completely suppress a population.
26 Sep 2018 8:23 AM
Over 8,00,000 infants died in India in 2017, highest in the world, claims UN report.
19 Sep 2018 1:09 AM
The ambitious healthcare scheme, touted as the world’s largest, aims to benefit more than 10 crore poor families in the country.
08 Sep 2018 12:59 AM
There has been no improvement in global levels of physical activity since 2001, according to the study.
06 Sep 2018 9:09 AM
The long-drawn issue of Female Genitial Circumcision has taken political and religious overtones, delaying its resolution.
30 Aug 2018 12:08 AM
Air pollution alone may cost India more than USD 500 billion per year.
13 Aug 2018 3:44 PM
Ebola is believed to be spread over long distances by bats and can turn up in bush meat sold at food markets throughout Congo.
02 Aug 2018 8:24 AM
Researchers at Vanderbilt University closer to developing effective antibody treatment against viruses causing lethal disease.
01 Aug 2018 9:02 AM
Exercise breaks, or getting lots of activity outside work, or other lifestyle decisions might potentially help.
26 Jul 2018 6:20 PM
Since pets are in such close proximity to many more humans, they're actually more likely to transfer resistant bacteria.
25 Jul 2018 2:30 PM
Dengue infections are on the rise globally, according to the World Health Organization.
25 Jul 2018 11:31 AM
Millions of people around world are infected each year by mosquito, which can carry dengue, Zika and chikungunya, among other killer bugs.
16 Jul 2018 10:07 AM
Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies prevalent in our country.
02 Jul 2018 8:53 PM