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'Despite progress, one person still dies every 40 seconds from suicide,' says the World Health Organization, insisting that 'every death is a tragedy for family, friends and colleagues'
The UN's World Health Organization (WHO) describes as a 'potential game-changer' the Ebola case in Goma, a border city with a population of one million which has transport links to other parts of the DRC and beyond
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The Philippines may not be sending health workers to Ebola hit countries but there s no stopping Filipino doctors who want to fight the outbreak at its epicenter
United Nation s Ebola coordinator David Nabarro says the number of cases is doubling every 3 to 4 weeks and that a much greater effort is needed to beat back the deadly epidemic
The highly contagious tropical bug infects hundreds of people in Guinea Liberia and Sierra Leone with the latest WHO figures showing confirmed or suspected cases had left 467 people dead
The sex selection technique produces a generation of mosquitoes which is 95 male as opposed to 50 in normal populations
Epidemiologists said they had found an unmistakable link between lung cancer and localized air pollution by particulate matter