LONDON/GENEVA, July 31 Reuters - The world is on the verge of being able to protect humans against Ebola, the World Health Organization said on Friday, as a trial in Guinea found a vaccine to have been 100 percent effective.
GENEVA Reuters - Initial results from an Ebola vaccine trial in Guinea are exciting and promising and suggest the shot could help bring an end to West Africa's epidemic, World Health Organization director general Margaret Chan said on Friday.
Preliminary results of tests on an Ebola vaccine to be published in British science magazine The Lancet later Friday have shown promising results, World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan said.
RABAT, Morocco - A member of the support committee for a dissident Moroccan journalist says he has been persuaded to end his month-long hunger strike in protest of the government and has been admitted to a hospital in Geneva.
Some 150,000 migrants and refugees have so far this year made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe, and more than 1,900 of them have died, the International Organization for Migration said Friday.
GENEVA Reuters - The United Nations human rights office is deeply disturbed by death sentences handed down in a trial of former officials who served under Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, it said on Tuesday.
Civilian suffering in Yemen has reached unprecedented levels, the International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC said Friday, warning that intensifying violence in the country's south was hamstringing emergency medical aid.