With major questions still remaining unanswered, WHO says the vaccine tested in Guinea could be registered in 2018.
Zika virus07 Sep 2016 07:51 GMT
Health agency updates guidance on Zika, saying both men and women should now use protection or abstain for six months.
World Health Organisation23 Aug 2016 16:44 GMT
Health experts to meet on August 31 to discuss counter-measures following a yellow fever outbreak in the DRC and Angola.
Middle East14 Feb 2016 09:16 GMT
With no access to vaccinations for their children, Syrians in the besieged Eastern Ghouta fear the worst.
Humanitarian crises01 Feb 2016 08:27 GMT
UN health agency set to determine whether virus outbreak should be declared a global health emergency.
Health27 Jan 2016 14:28 GMT
Researchers call for new incentives for drug companies after outbreak of mosquito-borne virus spreads to 21 countries.
Health26 Jan 2016 05:45 GMT
World Health Organisation foresees outbreak of mosquito-borne virus throughout the Americas, prompting travel warnings.
Health04 Jan 2016 09:08 GMT
Mukalla's fight against the disease is hampered by a sewage crisis and the fact that al-Qaeda controls the city.
Health02 Dec 2015 04:45 GMT
Al Jazeera talks to Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti on the World Health Organization's claim AIDS epidemic can be ended.
Inside Story27 Oct 2015 21:37 GMT
The World Health Organisation says processed meat could cause cancer and red meat is risky too.
Health27 Oct 2015 09:26 GMT
Twenty-year-long study finds hot dogs, bacon and other processed meats raise risk of colon, stomach and other cancers.
MERS15 Jun 2015 07:27 GMT
Five new cases and one death from MERS reported as thousands of schools reopen in South Korea seeking normality.
Health12 Jun 2015 11:14 GMT
Sweeping restrictions including airport screenings not among steps recommended as virus claims 11th victim in S Korea.
Asia Pacific10 Jun 2015 08:40 GMT
Patients with symptoms advised not to attend hospitals, as president postpones US visit amid concerns over response.
Asia09 Jun 2015 08:59 GMT
Hong Kong and Macau issue warnings as WHO begins mission to investigate disease's biggest outbreak outside Saudi Arabia.
Asia07 Jun 2015 07:52 GMT
Acting PM names hospitals affected in attempt to quell growing fears among South Koreans over outbreak of MERS virus.
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