World Health Organization

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The world's ability to practice medicine and treat both common and serious illnesses is at risk, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned in a new report analyzing global misuse of antibiotics and the increasing spread of antimicrobial resistance. "This is the single greatest challenge in infectious diseases today," stated Dr. Keiji Fukuda, WHO'...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
According to the World Health Organization, two lead candidate Ebola vaccines will soon go through clinical trials to be tested for safety and dosage. (Photo: M. Missioniera/ WHO)
Speaking before a gathering of African health ministers on Monday, the leader...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Emergency relief supplies destined for West Africa. (Credit: Heart to Heart International/cc/flickr)
The west African countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone account for...

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