World Health Organisation

Why it’s hard to stop Ebola spreading — between people and across borders

Janus​z Paweska

Borders are porous between North Kivu province of the DRC and neighbouring countries, so the potential for spread is highly likely


Pelebox: A cure for clinic queues

Sarah Smit

Neo Hutiri is the first South African to win the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation for his smart-locker system


Toxins to take your breath away

Sipho Kings

In our cities, pollutants hang around ready to be inhaled deep into our lungs and blood vessels. It’s enough to turn the air purple


World's rivers loaded with antibiotics waste: study

Marlowe Hood

Scientists found one or more common antibiotics in two-thirds of 711 samples taken from rivers in 72 countries


Curaçao vows to stop measles spreading from Scientology ship

Agency

Curacao said it would do what was needed to prevent measles spreading from a Scientology cruise ship, after a crew member came down with the disease