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    Three dead, hundreds ill in Spain listeria outbreak: WHO

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    Suicide kills one person every 40 seconds, says World Health Organization

    Across the world, one person takes their own life every 40 seconds, and more people die by suicide every year than in war, the World Health ...
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    WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation

    The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its ...
  4. FILE PHOTO:  An aerial view of a burning tract of Amazon jungle as it is cleared by loggers and far

    Amazon fires pose health risks to children: WHO

    Fires raging in the Amazon pose a risk to health including from respiratory diseases, especially in children, the World Health Organization (WHO) ...
  5. Child with measles in the Philippines

    Global measles cases three times higher than last year: WHO

    Every region in the world, expect the Americas, is experiencing an increase in the number of cases of measles, a vaccine-preventable disease that ...
  6. Sub-Saharan Africa bears by far the greatest malaria burden with some 90 percent of deaths

    World Health Organization urges investment drive as malaria fight stalls

    The global fight against malaria has stalled and requires massive investment as well as political leadership, the UN health agency warned in a ...
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    Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO

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    WHO hails progress in fight against tobacco but wants more

  9. Congolese health workers collect data before administering ebola vaccines

    WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify

    The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm ...