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By Edition On Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Zika label removed from Caribbean countries

Advocacy from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has resulted in the World Health Organization (WHO) removing the “Zika virus country” label from territories in More...

By Edition On Friday, June 16th, 2017

The WHO is still warning about Zika in over 30 Caribbean nations

NEW YORK - That pesky Zika virus just won’t leave the Caribbean region alone. The World Health Organization’s latest Zika classification table has over 30 Caribbean countries listed as areas “with new introduction More...

Chicken And Bird Flu In The Garden
By Edition On Friday, January 27th, 2017

WHO puts world on watch for bird flu after outbreaks in several countries

Several different strains of bird flu have been spreading across Europe and Asia since late last year. GENEVA – The World Health Organization (WHO) is on high alert and has called on all countries to closely monitor More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

CBS presents the Curaçao Environmental Statistics Compendium 2015 (document)

WILLEMSTAD - The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has collected statistics about the Curaçao environment and surroundings. The data show an alarming picture of the air quality on the island. Two-thirds is the More...

By Edition On Monday, November 21st, 2016

Zika no longer an international public health emergency, but sustained response needed, says WHO

GENEVA - Following a meeting of its emergency committee on zika, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) said that the infectious disease and its associated consequences no longer present a public health More...

By Edition On Thursday, March 10th, 2016

WHO statement on the 2nd meeting of IHR Emergency Committee on Zika virus and observed increase in neurological disorders and neonatal malformations

GENEVA - The second meeting of the Emergency Committee (EC) convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR 2005) regarding clusters of microcephaly cases and other neurological More...

By Edition On Friday, January 29th, 2016

Emergency meeting convened to address ‘explosive’ spread of zika virus

GENEVA, Switzerland - The World Health Organization (WHO) has called an emergency meeting for Monday on the “dramatic” rise in Zika virus infection – strongly suspected of causing birth malformations – More...

Grilled Hamburgers And Hot Dogs
By Edition On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

WHO agency says processed meats causes cancer

Eating processed meats like hot dogs, hamburgers and corned beef cause cancer, while red meat can probably have the same result, according to the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO). The International More...