Kate Kelland, Thomson Reuters

1 in 8 global deaths in 2012 linked to air pollution: WHO

‘The evidence signals the need for concerted action to clean up the air we all breathe,’ said Maria Neira, head of the WHO’s environmental and social public health department.

World Health Organization holds emergency meeting on cross-border spread of polio


‘Superbugs’ are now a major global public health threat, warns World Health Organization


First volunteer gets experimental GSK Ebola shot in UK trial

Ebola could reach France and UK by the end of the month


WHO warns that more cases of Ebola’s spread in Europe is ‘unavoidable’

Spanish health officials said four people had been hospitalized there after a nurse became the first person in the world known to have contracted the virus outside of Africa.