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Ebola outbreak in Congo still not a public health emergency of international concern

WHO defines a public health emergency of international concern as “an extraordinary event” that constitutes a “public health risk to other States through the international spread of disease” and “to potentially require a coordinated international response.” In announcing the decision by the committee, Dr. Preben Aavitsland, the acting chair of the emergency committee, said “possible… Read More »

5 Reasons Why You Still Can’t Sleep

by Charles Wood If you’ve ever found yourself tossing and turning in the early hours of the morning for no apparent reason, then you’ll completely understand the frustration this brings, especially if it happens regularly. You’re also not alone — in fact, one-third of Britons now sleep for just five to six hours per night,… Read More »

Still Too Few Teens Getting the HPV Vaccine

Print this page MONDAY, Jan. 28, 2019 — HPV vaccination rates for younger American adolescents are alarmingly low, researchers say. “While we have seen gains in HPV vaccination coverage, we are still falling behind at the younger ages,” said study lead author Robert Bednarczyk. He’sassistant professor of global health and epidemiology at Emory University in… Read More »