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WHO Offers Flu-Prevention Pointers

January 26, 2017

The World Health Organization (WHO) offers the following information in a Q&A format to help individuals educate themselves about seasonal influenza and its prevention.

Can Bacteria Help Stop the Spread of Disease?

December 30, 2016

Mosquitoes kill an estimated 700 000 people a year. If infected with viruses that cause diseases like chikungunya, dengue and Zika, mosquitos can transmit them to humans in one bite. Researchers have now pilot-deployed a new technique to control diseases transmitted by mosquitoes by making use of nature. It is one of the new tools WHO recommends for pilot deployment as a response to Zika virus.

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