MERCK (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD (www.MSD.com) outside the United States and Canada, today announced that ERVEBO [Ebola Zaire Vaccine (rVSVΔ-ZEBOV-GP live)] has been awarded prequalification status by the World Health Organization (WHO).
530 confirmed or probable cases of serious lung injuries in the United States are linked to vaping, according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Millions of patients are harmed each year due to unsafe health care worldwide resulting in 2.6 million deaths annually in low-and middle-income countries alone.
Weak systems and funding gaps jeopardize drinking-water and sanitation in the world’s poorest countries
The World Health Organization (WHO) and UN-Water has sounded the alarm for an urgent increase in investment in strong drinking-water and sanitation systems.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a reduction in plastic pollution to benefit the environment and reduce human exposure.
UNICEF and WHO are calling on governments and all employers to adopt family-friendly policies that support breastfeeding.
Many governments are making progress in the fight against tobacco, with 5 billion people today living in countries that have introduced smoking bans, graphic warnings on packaging and other effective tobacco control measures four times more people than a decade ago, according to WHO.