Contact Us
Make My Homepage
World Health Organization

World Health Organization

Rick Scott
This March 3, 2015, file photo shows Florida Gov. Rick Scott in his State of the State speech in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)
[

Florida readies for a fight with Zika virus

Gov. Rick Scott called for more vigilance Thursday, and he said his emergency health declaration for five counties was much like getting ready for a hurricane.

Read More

Zika Heat
In this Jan. 28, 2016, file photo, three-month-old Daniel, who was born with microcephaly, undergoes physical therapy in Recife, Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
[

Higher temperatures make Zika mosquito spread disease more

Although it is too early to say for this outbreak, past outbreaks of similar diseases involved more than just biology.

Read More

Brazil Zika Virus
A youth walks along an alley in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
[

Sanofi Pasteur launches effort for Zika vaccine

Sanofi's announcement Tuesday comes the day after the World Health Organization declared a global emergency over the explosive spread of the mosquito-borne virus, which has been linked to birth defects in the Americas.

Read More

Health workers bury the body of a woman suspected of having died of the Ebola virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, Monday.  (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
Health workers bury the body of a woman suspected of having died of the Ebola virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, Monday. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
[

Ebola vaccine trials may launch in West Africa in January

GENEVA (AP) -- The hunt for an Ebola vaccine will produce data soon about whether two experimental vaccines are safe and could lead to larger medical trials in West Africa by January, a top World Health Organization official said Tuesday.

Read More

A health worker carries a bin at an Ebola Isolation centre owned by Doctors Without Borders in Donka, Guinea, Thursday.  (AP Photo/Youssouf Bah)
A health worker carries a bin at an Ebola Isolation centre owned by Doctors Without Borders in Donka, Guinea, Thursday. (AP Photo/Youssouf Bah)
[

UN: We botched response to the Ebola outbreak

LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization has admitted that it botched attempts to stop the now-spiraling Ebola outbreak in West Africa, blaming factors including incompetent staff and a lack of information.

Read More

An employee  of the Monrovia City Corporation sprays disinfectant inside a government building in a bid to prevent the spread of  the deadly Ebola virus, in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.  (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
An employee of the Monrovia City Corporation sprays disinfectant inside a government building in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
[

World Health Organization: Ebola outrunning control efforts

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than the efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Friday in Guinea's capital.

Read More

(Ingram Publishing, ThinkStock)
(Ingram Publishing, ThinkStock)
[

Is Sugar Toxic? Experts Suggest Less is More [AUDIO]

The World Health Organization is proposing that we eat less sugar, making it less than 5 percent of our daily caloric intake. That is the equivalent of about 25 grams of sugar or six teaspoons.

Read More

Domestic Violence
Sami Sarkis, Getty Images
[

How Many Women Suffer Domestic Violence?

The head of the World Health Organization says violence against women is "a global health problem of epidemic proportions."

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for New Jersey Insiders quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.