News & Perspective

Oct 22, 2019

Oct 22, 2019

News Scan for Oct 22, 2019

CDC study in Central America
Zambian polio case
Measles in Ethiopia, Lebanon
Oseltamivir against 1918 flu
Second French Zika case

May 17, 2010

May 17, 2010

WHO's Chan welcomes pandemic review at start of World Health Assembly

(CIDRAP News) – The World Health Assembly (WHA), the decision-making arm of the World Health Organization (WHO), opened in Geneva today with director-general Dr Margaret Chan praising the accomplishments of global partners with diseases such as smallpox and polio but noting that health officials got lucky with the pandemic H1N1 virus because it has not overwhelmed medical systems and is a good match with the vaccine.