Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday following an outrage among Western donors and rights groups at the appointment. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports. Continue reading
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine find potential links between Zika and microcephaly and hope lab-grown stem cells may be used to develop therapies to fight the virus.
REUTERS/ MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES HANDOUT/ WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION) – It may soon be possible to protect humans against the deadly Ebola virus.
A new vaccine being tested in Guinea has been 100-percent effective,
WHO admits it failed to respond adequately to the Ebola virus and sets up a $100 million dollar fund to be better prepared next time.
Early tests of experimental vaccine triggers the production of Ebola virus neutralizing antibodies, researchers say.