GENEVA: Faced with a shortage of polio vaccine, the World Health Organisation urged countries on Friday to resort to smaller, fractional doses to ward off outbreaks of the crippling disease. "We do have a problem with the vaccine in the…
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GENEVA: Six candidates are in the running to take over the helm of the World Health Organization, including former health minister of Pakistan Sania Nishtar, one of only two women on the list.
The Zika virus, linked to severe birth defects in thousands of babies in Brazil, is "spreading explosively" and could infect as many as 4 million people in the Americas, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.