All posts tagged "WHO"

  • In this Jan. 18, 2016 photo, a researcher holds a container with female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes at the Biomedical Sciences Institute in the Sao Paulo's University, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The Aedes aegypti is a vector for transmitting the Zika virus. The Brazilian government announced it will direct funds to a biomedical research center to help develop a vaccine against the Zika virus linked to brain damage in babies. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
    WHO declares global emergency over Zika virus spread

    GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization declared an international emergency on Monday over the explosive spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is linked to birth defects in the Americas, saying it is an “extraordinary event.”...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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  • In this Jan. 18, 2016 photo, a researcher holds a container with female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes at the Biomedical Sciences Institute in the Sao Paulo's University, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The Aedes aegypti is a vector for transmitting the Zika virus. The Brazilian government announced it will direct funds to a biomedical research center to help develop a vaccine against the Zika virus linked to brain damage in babies. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
    UN health chief: Zika virus is ‘spreading explosively’

    GENEVA (AP) — Declaring that the Zika virus is “spreading explosively,” the World Health Organization announced it will hold an emergency meeting of independent experts Monday to decide if the outbreak should be declared an international health...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • A thermal camera monitor shows the body temperature of visitors during the Job Fairs in Seoul, South Korea Friday, June 5, 2015. Sales of surgical masks surge amid fears of the deadly, poorly understood virus. Airlines announce "intensified sanitizing operations." More than 1,100 schools close and 1,600 people - and 17 camels in zoos - are quarantined. The current frenzy in South Korea over MERS brings to mind the other menacing diseases to hit Asia over the last decade - SARS, which killed hundreds, and bird flu. (Yonhap)
    Thailand reports 2nd MERS case in a man from Oman

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has reported its second confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, detected in a 71-year-old man from Oman who arrived in Bangkok on Friday. Thailand’s Public Health Ministry announced Sunday that...

    • Posted January 25, 2016
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  • In this Jan. 18, 2010 file photo, steaks and other beef products are displayed for sale at a grocery store in McLean, Va. The meat industry is seeing red over the dietary guidelines. The World Health Organization’s cancer agency says Monday Oct.26, 2015 that processed meats such as ham and sausage can lead to colon and other cancers, and red meat is probably cancer-causing as well. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
    UN agency puts processed meats in same danger category as smoking

    PARIS (AP) — Bacon, hot dogs and cold cuts are under fire: The World Health Organization threw its global weight behind years of experts’ warnings and declared Monday that processed meats raise the risk of colon and...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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  • A worker wearing protective gears sprays antiseptic solution as a precaution against the spread of MERS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, virus at an art hall in Seoul, South Korea. The outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome has caused panic in South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
    WHO criticizes S. Korea’s handling of MERS virus, warns other countries

    The World Health Organization (WHO) made an example of South Korea’s handling of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak while warning to other countries. Reasons for the difficulty of containing the virus were attributed to “lack...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • A Korean soldier checks a person for MERS symptoms (Yonhap)
    WHO: MERS not spreading outside S. Korea hospitals

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The MERS virus in South Korea, which has killed 14 people and infected nearly 140 in the largest outbreak outside the Middle East, hasn’t spread outside hospitals among the wider community or...

    • Posted June 14, 2015
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  • Keiji Fukuda, left, the WHO's assistant director-general of health security, listens to (Newsis)
    WHO says MERS in S. Korea ‘large and complex’

    SEOUL/SEJONG, June 13 (Yonhap) — The World Health Organization (WHO) warned Saturday that South Korea may have to brace for a drawn-out battle against Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), saying that its outbreak is “large and complex.”...

    • Posted June 13, 2015
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