Posts Tagged ‘WHO’

In Texas, a woman has apparently become the first US resident to die from swine flu. She is the second person to die from the virus outside Mexico. The first one was a Mexican toddler who died of swine flu in the US in April. (more…)

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To tackle its cholera outbreak (map, from bbc.co.uk), Zimbabwe’s government has asked for urgent international help, said the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Health minister David Parirenyatwa is reported to have asked for medicine, equipment and funds to pay medical staff, during a meeting with aid agencies. (more…)

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