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CDC: Ebola virus is our problem, too

...sets of gloves. That's the kind of difficult environment people are working in."As of last Thursday, the World Health Organization reported there were 3,069 known cases and 1,552 deaths, but the 47 percent survival rate so far is higher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-02/cdc-ebola-virus-our-problem-
Emory Ebola patients reported recovered, released

...outbreak - more than the caseloads of all the previous two-dozen Ebola outbreaks combined, according to the World Health Organization.Though health officials repeatedly have said the chance of a large Ebola outbreak is very low in the U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-21/emory-ebola-patients-reporte
Ebola toll might 'vastly underestimate' outbreak

...dead and sickened by Ebola in West Africa might "vastly underestimate the magnitude of the outbreak," the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. health agency said it was prepared for the crisis to continue for months.With...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-14/ebola-toll-might-vastly-underestima
HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

...today in Melbourne, Australia.HIV is the virus that causes AIDS, which destroys the immune system. The World Health Organization estimates 35 million people globally have the virus. In the United States, 1.1 million people are thought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-07-19/hiv-diagnosis-rate-fell-th
Faux environmentalists allowing more pollution by fighting nuclear

...without equivalent capacity available from fossil or nuclear. CONSIDER THESE consequences: No less than the World Health Organization estimates that as many as 7 million people die each year because of the burning of fossil fuels. This is the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-11-17/faux-environment
Nations unprepared for rising number of elderly

...The index compiles data from the U.N., World Health Organization, World Bank and other global agencies, and...the director of Ageing and Life Course for the World Health Organization. "One of the challenges for population aging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-07/nations-unprepared-rising-number-el
Henry Yeatman

...populations of copepods that carry guinea worm larvae; and worked with the Centers for Disease Control, the World Health Organization and the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization training scientists in copepod identification to prevent the spread...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168174558
Wall Street Focus: Combating diabetes

...billion last year.More than 350 million people worldwide are estimated to have diabetes, according to the World Health Organization. New treatments like the DPP-4 class of drugs have helped make diabetes treatments the fourth best-selling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-17/wall-street-focus-combatin
US won't appeal ruling blocking graphic cigarette warnings

...years, more than 40 countries or jurisdictions have introduced labels similar to those created by the FDA. The World Health Organization said in a survey done in countries with graphic labels that a majority of smokers noticed the warnings and more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-19/us-wont-appeal-ruling-bloc
Lift DDT ban

...to any adverse health outcome [in humans]," said Dr. Amir Attaran, a malaria expert formerly with the World Health Organization and now with Harvard University's Center for International Development."Carson and those who joined her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-06-09/lift-ddt-ban