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WHO Chief: Worst on Coronavirus Pandemic Yet to Come

VOA News The chief of the World Health Organization warned Monday that the coronavirus pandemic is far from over, even as some countries gingerly started to ease restrictions. «Trust us. The worst is yet ahead of us,» WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. «Let’s prevent this tragedy. It’s a virus that many people still don’t […]readmore


US Tests Vaccine for West Nile Virus

The U.S. National Institutes of Health is beginning a trial of an experimental new vaccine designed to protect against West Nile Virus. The virus, spread mostly through mosquito bites, led to nearly 100 deaths in the United States last year, and over 2,200 cases. The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of NIH, […]readmore


WHO: Raising Taxes on Tobacco Can Save Lives

GENEVA—The World Health Organization is calling for governments to raise taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products.  A new WHO report presents strong evidence that increasing taxes is one of the best ways to help curb the global tobacco epidemic. The World Health Organization says raising taxes on tobacco makes the products less affordable.  It […]readmore

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Blood Test Could Diagnose Depression

U.S. researchers have successfully tested a blood test for depression. And it not only could help diagnose and treat patients, but it could also help remove the stigma of a common mental illness. Depression is one of the most common of all mental disorders, says the Northwestern University psychiatry professor who developed the test, Eva […]readmore

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New WHO Guidelines for Sugar Intake

The World Health Organization (WHO ) wants you to stop eating too much sugar. Based on new guidelines proposed this week, WHO is encouraging people to consume less than 5% of their total daily calories from sugars. Current guidelines from the organization, published in 2002, recommend consuming less than 10% of total daily calories from […]readmore