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Stephanie Nebehay The scale of the world's worst Ebola outbreak has been concealed by families hiding infected loved ones in their homes and the existence of "shadow zones" that medics cannot enter, the World Health...
The number of deaths from Ebola has risen to 1427 in West Africa, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.
The World Health Organisation began a two-day emergency meeting on West Africa's Ebola epidemic, with the UN agency deciding whether to declare it an international crisis.
Jason Koutsoukis Delhi: It’s not often that India’s capital city finds itself top of the table.
Nina Larson Alcohol kills 3.3 million people worldwide each year, more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined, the World Health Organisation said on Monday, warning that booze consumption was on the rise.
Depression is the top global cause of illness and disability for adolescents, with suicide the third-biggest cause of death, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday.
Kate Kelland Another 23 people in China have been infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu in recent days, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday, adding to at least 24 new cases last week and...
LONDON: The World Health Organisation has said that the E. coli bacteria responsible for an outbreak that has left 17 dead and sickened hundreds across Europe is a new strain.
A British nurse who contracted the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has arrived in London by military plane.
Saleh Mwanamilongo Two Ebola-related deaths have been confirmed in Congo, the country's health minister said on Sunday, though local officials believe the cases are unrelated to the outbreak in West Africa that has...
American missionary doctor who contracted Ebola in Liberia has recovered and will be released from hospital.
Kerry Sheridan and Daniel Fallon Two American missionaries who were sickened with the dangerous Ebola virus while working in Liberia are doing better and have been released from an Atlanta hospital, doctors said Thursday.
At least 70 people have died from an outbreak of haemorrhagic gastroenteritis, the World Health Organisation said, denying that the illness was Ebola.
Adam Nossiter and Donald McNeil in Freetown, Sierra Leone Two new cases of Ebola were reported in Nigeria on Friday, both in spouses of health workers who had cared for the Liberian-American who brought the disease to Africa’s most populous country...
Jonathan Fowler The Ebola epidemic is moving faster than authorities can handle and could take six months to bring under control, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said.
Philip Wen The queues outside the Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital begin to form as early as 4am in the morning.
Elise Zoker and Caroline Chen Residents of Liberia's capital attacked a clinic treating suspected Ebola patients, complicating already strained efforts to contain the spread of the deadly virus.
Liberian armed forces given orders to shoot anyone trying to cross the border to Sierra Leone amid fears 17 fleeing Ebola patients could spread the disease.
Norimitsu Onishi The reaction was swift and violent after an entire neighbourhood, a sprawling slum with tens of thousands of people, woke up to find it was under strict quarantine in the Liberian government's...
Alexandra Back West Africa's raging epidemic of Ebola virus is an ''extraordinary event'' and now constitutes an international health risk, the World Health Organisation has declared.