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WHO: 600 new Ebola cases this week

WHO: 600 new Ebola cases this week

Almost 600 Ebola virus cases were reported in the three most-affected West African countries in the past week as the number of Ebola cases nears 16,000, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday

One in four deaths in EU caused by cancer, according to Eurostat

One in four deaths in EU caused by cancer, according to Eurostat

Cancer is the main cause of death for citizens in the European Union with one in four people dying from the disease, EU statistical body Eurostat has revealed

Our kids bodies contaminated with chemicals!

Our kids bodies contaminated with chemicals!

Last week, I wrote about the flame retardant chemical, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, (PBDEs), in childrens wear, as well as phthalates in plastic water bottles, toys, and beauty care products

Ebola is 'the enemy you cant see': Doctor

Ebola is

When a mob of patients infected with the Ebola virus stormed the health center inLiberia in early August, aid worker Brett Adamson had to turn some of them away

Ebola outbreak ended in Congo, declares WHO

Ebola outbreak ended in Congo, declares WHO

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has ended

Turkey leads Europe in antibiotics consumption

Turkey leads Europe in antibiotics consumption

Turkey ranks first among 40 European countries who consume the most antibiotics, the countrys Health Ministry has said

EU discusses action against Netherlands bird flu

EU discusses action against Netherlands bird flu

The European Commission has said it is discussing "urgent protective measures" against a strain of ''highly contagious'' bird flu discovered at a poultry farm in the Netherlands

Drowning is one of the biggest child killer: WHO

Drowning is one of the biggest child killer: WHO

Drowning is among the ten leading causes of child and youth deaths and claims the lives of 372,000 people each year across the world, said the World Health Organization's (WHO) first global report on drowning released on Monday

G20 leaders vow to support battle against Ebola

G20 leaders vow to support battle against Ebola

World leaders at Saturday's G20 Summit in Australia have expressed their determination to do whatever it takes to assist West Africa in its present battle with the deadly Ebola virus

Syria, Iraq wars stalling measles progress: WHO

Syria, Iraq wars stalling measles progress: WHO

An increase in the number of deaths from the highly contagious disease is due to a lack of funding and the conflict in Syria and Iraq, says WHO expert