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International Community Must Do More To Combat Drug-Resistant Microbes, WHO Report Says

News outlets continue to report on a new survey from the WHO on antibiotic resistance. Agence France-Presse: World failing in fight against antibiotic resistance: WHO “The world is doing far too little to combat the misuse of antibiotics which is fueling drug resistance and allowing long-treatable diseases to become killers,…

West African Nations Begin Ebola Recovery, But Disease Persists In Some Areas

Deseret News: As Sierra Leone emerges from Ebola crisis, new innovations are helping poor villages “…While [Ebola] has not been completely eradicated, the number of new cases has slowed to a trickle, and when the country’s president, Ernest Bai Koroma, visited Washington this week, he said it was time to…

WHO Aims To Stop Spread Of Ebola In West Africa Before Rainy Season

Associated Press: U.N. says it will try to identify all Ebola cases by June “The World Health Organization says it aims to identify and isolate all new Ebola cases in West Africa by the end of May to stop the spread of the lethal virus before the rainy season. In…

Air Pollution-Related Death, Disease Costing Europe $1.6T Annually, U.N. Report Shows

U.N. News Centre: Air pollution in Europe costs $1.6 trillion a year in deaths and diseases, U.N. study shows “The United Nations health agency reported today in a first-of-its-kind study that air pollution across Europe is costing ‘a staggering’ $1.6 trillion a year in deaths and diseases, which amounts to…

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