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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.


Anti-Malaria Effort Kicks Off In Detroit

A new effort to fight malaria kicked off Monday morning in Detroit, involving churches, faith-based organizations and individuals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2011

World Health Organization study says possible link between cell phone use and cancer. (Stock Photo)

WHO: There Is Possible Link Between Cell Phones And Cancer

A World Health Organization panel says cellphones should be listed as ‘possible’ cancer-causers, in the same category as coffee and gasoline exhaust.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2011

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MSU Researchers On Mission To Eradicate Polio

Using a $384,000 World Health Organization grant, researchers will design a health communication plan urging people in Nigeria to get the polio vaccine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/26/2010

Expert Warns Of Complacency After Swine Flu Fizzle

A leading virus expert urged health authorities around the world Sunday to stay vigilant even though the recent swine flu pandemic was less deadly than expected, warning that bird flu could spark the next global […]


WHO: Swine Flu Pandemic Is Over

The swine flu pandemic is over, according to the World Health Organization. WHO Director-General Margaret Chan says the world is now moving into the “post-pandemic” phase.