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WHO Says Pandemic Accelerating In Africa

(CNN) - The number of coronavirus cases in Africa has doubled in 19-days and that rise has the World Health Organization concerned. The director of WHO Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, says the pandemic is accelerating on the continent with hotspots…

WHO Says Tobacco Industry Taking Advantage Of Pandemic

(CNN) - The World Health Organization has called on tobacco and nicotine industries across the world to stop taking advantage of the global pandemic. And marketing directly to children and teens. During a briefing on Thursday, Ruediger Krech, director…

WHO: No Evidence COVID Patients Immune From 2nd Infection

(CNN) - A new study says there is no evidence that people who have had COVID-19 will not get the virus again. That's the newest warning from the World Health Organization. WHO released a scientific brief in response to…

WHO Vows To Cut Trans Fats Globally By 2023

(CNN) - The World Health Organization wants to eliminate artificial trans fats around the world by 2023. Artificial trans fats, or trans fatty acids, are made when vegetable oil hardens in a process called hydrogenation. Those hydrogenated fats are often…

New Ebola Outbreak Declared In Democratic Republic Of Congo

(CNN) - The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo declared a new outbreak of the Ebola virus. That's according to a statement by the World Health Organization Tuesday. The declaration came after two people tested positive for the disease.…

DRC Health Minister Informs WHO of Ebola "Outbreak"

(CNN) - The World Health Organization says it is working closely with authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo due to a new outbreak of ebola. The DRC's Public Health Minister¬†¬†informed the WHO of the reported outbreak about 1300 kilometers…