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  • One million people wounded, diseases spreading in Syria: WHO

    One million people have been wounded during Syria's civil war and diseases are spreading as regular supplies of medicine fail to reach patients, the World Health Organization's Syria representative said.
  • Mumps outbreak hitting Crosby confuses experts

    The questions around the National Hockey League mumps outbreak that finally found its way to the Penguins this past weekend start with the obvious: Didn't we eradicate the mumps? The short answer: Well, we almost did. Once a common disease with...

    In fighting Ebola, Canadian credited with energizing WHO response

    GENEVA After months of regularly delivering bad news about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Dr. Bruce Aylward allowed himself a broad smile Monday. The news was not uniformly good. New Ebola cases are being reported in western Sierra Leone at an...

    Four health workers slain in attack on Pakistan vaccination team

    Gunmen shot and killed four health workers carrying out a polio vaccination drive Wednesday in the capital of Pakistan’s restive Baluchistan province, police officials said. The deadly shooting was the latest to target polio workers -- whom...

    Gunmen kill four polio vaccination workers in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD At least four polio vaccinators were killed Wednesday in an attack in Pakistan's south-western province of Balochistan, police said. Unknown attackers targeted their vehicle near the provincial capital Quetta, senior police official Aitzaz...