Israel in top ten for life expectancy

Israeli men can expect to live to 80.6; women, 84.3.Tova Dvorin, 5/20/2016, 9:03 AM

First case of Zika virus hits US

Virus reported in Texas attributed to human transmission and not mosquito bite.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2016, 1:44 PM

Zika virus declared a global emergency

WHO, criticized for being asleep at the wheel on Zika like Ebola, snaps into action as Brazil reports 4,000 birth defects and virus spreads.Ari Yashar, 2/1/2016, 10:55 PM

WHO Bemoans Lack of Health Service for Millions in Iraq

World Health Organization says more than five million in need of health services - but no funds to provide it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2015, 4:41 PM

WHO Seeks $1 Billion More for Four Conflict-Hit Countries

Syria, Iraq, Central African Republic and South Sudan all in dire need of emergency aid, World Health Organization says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2015, 7:19 PM

WHO: One Million People Wounded in Syrian War

Lack of medical care is causing infectious disease crisis as Syria continues on road to ruin, WHO representative reveals.Tova Dvorin, 12/19/2014, 1:44 PM

WHO Warns Ebola May Infect 10,000 a Week by December

Ebola now at 70% - not 50% - mortality rate as epidemic deepens, with 9,000 total infections expected by weekend and 4,447 dead.Ari Yashar, 10/14/2014, 10:09 PM

Doomsday Scenario: 1.4 Million Ebola Victims By January

US Centers for Disease Control reports case numbers higher than thought and growing fast, meaning crisis unless serious action taken.Ari Yashar, 9/24/2014, 2:00 PM

8% Rise in HIV Carriers in Israel

2012 report counts 487 carriers of HIV in Israel, an 8% increase from 2011. Experts: soon, we'll approach the same percentages as in US.Tova Dvorin, 12/1/2013, 9:54 AM

PA Group Condemns WHO Conference in Jerusalem

A Palestinian Authority human rights organization has used a WHO regional health conference as a launching pad for political salvos.Chana Ya'ar, 11/28/2011, 10:28 PM

UN Issues New 'Bird Flu' Warnings

The World Health Organization has warned of a possible resurgence of the H5N1 'Bird Flu' virus; and a new 'mutant strain.' Gabe Kahn., 8/29/2011, 7:19 PM

Health Ministry Advisory: Polio Outbreak in Tajikistan

The Health Ministry is warning Israelis traveling to Tajikistan to be vaccinated against polio due to an outbreak of the illness in that country. Hana Levi Julian, 4/28/2010, 5:59 PM