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Child mortality rates plunge by more than half since 1990 but global MDG target missed by wide margin

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9 September 2015 - Child mortality rates have plummeted to less than half of what they were in 1990, according to a new report released today. Under-...

Polio outbreak confirmed in Mali

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Bamako, 7 September 2015 – A case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been confirmed in Bamako, the capital and largest...

WHO staff on the ground essential to breaking Ebola transmission chains

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Freetown/ Brazzaville, 24 August 2015 – Ongoing efforts to get to zero Ebola cases in Sierra Leone are yielding good results.

Courtesy call of German Ambassador to WHO Regional Office for Africa

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Brazzaville, 18 August 2015 – The German Ambassador to the Republic of Congo, His Excellency Thomas Strieder paid a courtesy call on the World Health...

World on the verge of an effective Ebola vaccine

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Geneva, 31 July 2015 - Results from an interim analysis of the Guinea Phase III efficacy vaccine trial show that VSV-EBOV (Merck, Sharp & Dohme...