Health Organizations and Agencies

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 2020-02-15 17:30 

CDC

Diamond Princess Repatriation...

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is supporting the Department of State-led mission to repatriate U.S. citizens who want to return to the United States from Japan, currently aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship....

 2020-02-14 21:20 

CDC

Transcript for CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19...

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19...

 2020-02-14 14:25 

CDC

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 response....

 2020-02-14 05:00 

World Health Organization

14 February 2020 News release Four countries in the African region license vaccine in milestone for Ebola prevention...

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Burundi, Ghana and Zambia have licensed an Ebola vaccine, just 90 days after World Health Organization (WHO) prequalification. Registration of the vaccine is expected in additional countries in the coming weeks....

 2020-02-13 14:05 

CDC

CDC Confirms 15th Case of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)...

CDC today confirmed another infection with Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the United States....

 2020-02-13 05:00 

World Health Organization

13 February 2020 News release Remarks by Dr Michael Ryan, Executive Director, WHO Health Emergencies Programme at media briefing on COVID-19 on 13 February 2020...

Good afternoon everyone and apologies for being late, and apologies too from Dr Tedros, who is just about to land in the Democratic Republic of the Congo where he is following up on important Ebola matters and meeting with President Tshisekdi and many oth...

 2020-02-13 05:00 

WHO

Ebola virus disease Democratic Republic of the Congo...
 2020-02-13 01:05 

CDC

CDC Confirms 14th Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus...

CDC today confirmed another infection with 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States in California. The patient is among a group of people under a federal quarantine order because of their recent return to the U.S. on a State Department-chart...

 2020-02-12 21:55 

CDC

Transcript for CDC Telebriefing: CDC Update on Novel Coronavirus...

Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing: Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)...

 2020-02-12 20:45 

CDC

Million Hearts Recognizes Hospitals and Health Systems' Innovation and Commitment to Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes...

Million Hearts a national initiative to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes in five years is now congratulating hospitals and health systems that excel in preventing cardiovascular events through the new Million Hearts Hospitals & Health Systems...

 2020-02-12 14:30 

CDC

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 response....

 2020-02-12 13:40 

CDC

Adults Unintentionally Make It Easy for Young Children to Eat Dangerous Pills...

Each year there are about 400,000 poison center calls and 50,000 ER visits as a result of young children ingesting medications when adults weren't paying attention....

 2020-02-12 05:00 

World Health Organization

12 February 2020 News release World experts and funders set priorities for COVID-19 research...

Leading health experts from around the world have been meeting at the World Health Organization's Geneva headquarters to assess the current level of knowledge about the new COVID-19 disease, identify gaps and work together to accelerate and fund prior...

 2020-02-11 17:40 

CDC

CDC, States Update Number of Hospitalized EVALI Cases and EVALI Deaths...

CDC today announced the updated number of hospitalized e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) cases* and EVALI deaths....

 2020-02-11 01:55 

CDC

CDC Confirms 13th Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus...

CDC today confirmed another infection with 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the United States that was detected in California. The patient who was under a federal quarantine order recently returned from Wuhan, China, where an outbreak of respiratory ...

 2020-02-10 05:00 

World Health Organization

10 February 2020 News release WHO and FIND formalize strategic collaboration to drive universal access to essential diagnostics...

Geneva, Switzerland 10 February 2020 The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) announced today that a memorandum of understanding has been signed by the two organizations to formalize a strategic collabor...

 2020-02-07 05:00 

World Health Organization

7 February 2020 News release Ministers to agree new global road safety agenda to 2030...

Government ministers and senior officials from over 100 countries will meet in Stockholm, Sweden from 19-20 February to discuss new steps to halve road traffic deaths and injuries by 2030, in line with global targets agreed in the United Nations Sustainab...

 2020-02-06 15:00 

CDC

Shipping of CDC 2019 Novel Coronavirus Diagnostic Test Kits Begins...

A CDC-developed laboratory test kit to detect 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) began shipping yesterday to select qualified U.S. and international laboratories. Distribution of the tests will help improve the global capacity to detect and respond to the...

 2020-02-06 05:00 

World Health Organization

6 February 2020 News release Female Genital Mutilation Hurts Women and Economies...

Female genital mutilation (FGM) exacts a crippling economic as well as human cost, according to World Health Organization (WHO)....

 2020-02-06 05:00 

World Health Organization

6 February 2020 News release WHO to accelerate research and innovation for new coronavirus...
 2020-02-06 05:00 

WHO

Ebola virus disease Democratic Republic of the Congo...

From 29 January to 4 February four new confirmed cases were reported in the ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo....

 2020-02-05 23:50 

CDC

Transcript for CDC Telebriefing: CDC Update on Novel Coronavirus...

This briefing to update you on CDC's 2019 Novel Coronavirus response. We are joined today by Dr. Nancy Messonnier Director of CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases and rear admiral Denise Hinton from the food and drug adm...

 2020-02-05 15:00 

CDC

HHS and CDC Receive Additional Flights Carrying Passengers from China...

This week, several planes carrying passengers from Wuhan China will arrive in three states. These locations are Travis Air Force Base in Sacramento, CA, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, CA, Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX, and Epp...

 2020-02-05 14:25 

CDC

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus response....

 2020-02-05 05:00 

World Health Organization

5 February 2020 News release US$675 million needed for new coronavirus preparedness and response global plan...

To fight further spread of the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in China and globally, and protect states with weaker health systems, the international community has launched a US$675 million preparedness and response plan covering the months of Febru...

 2020-02-04 05:00 

World Health Organization

4 February 2020 News release WHO outlines steps to save 7 million lives from cancer...

The World Health Organization (WHO) today spells out the need to step up cancer services in low and middle-income countries. WHO warns that, if current trends continue, the world will see a 60% increase in cancer cases over the next two decades. The great...

 2020-02-03 19:45 

CDC

CDC Update on Novel Coronavirus for February 3, 2020...

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help peop...

 2020-02-03 15:05 

CDC

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus response....

 2020-02-03 13:05 

CDC

Transcript for CDC Telebriefing: 2018 Mortality Data...

Transcript for CDC Telebriefing on NCH report of the 2018 Mortality Data....

 2020-02-03 05:00 

World Health Organization

3 February 2020 News release WHO Executive Board appoints directors for Africa and Europe...

The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 146th session in Geneva, has re-appointed Dr Matshidiso Moeti for a second term as WHO Regional Director for Africa and Dr Hans Kluge as Regional Director for Europe in his first term....

 2020-02-01 01:10 

CDC

CDC Confirms Seventh Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus...

CDC today confirmed another infection with 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the United States that was detected in California....

 2020-01-31 21:15 

CDC

Transcript for CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)...

Transcript of CDC Telebriefing for the Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)...

 2020-01-31 18:35 

CDC

CDC Issues Federal Quarantine Order to Repatriated U.S. Citizens at March Air Reserve Base...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), under statutory authority of the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary, has issued federal quarantine orders to all 195 United States citizens who repatriated to the U.S. on January 29, 2020. The q...

 2020-01-31 16:45 

CDC

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus response....

 2020-01-31 05:00 

WHO

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) United Arab Emirates...
 2020-01-30 21:00 

CDC

Transcript of CDC Telebriefing for the Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)...

Transcript of CDC Telebriefing for the Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)...

 2020-01-30 18:45 

CDC

Transcript of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Response-01/29/2020...

Transcript of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Response...

 2020-01-30 17:40 

CDC

CDC Confirms Person-to-Person Spread of New Coronavirus in the United States...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today confirmed that the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has spread between two people in the United States, representing the first instance of person-to-person spread with this new virus here....

 2020-01-30 14:30 

CDC

CDC Telebriefing: Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus response....

 2020-01-30 13:30 

CDC

CDC Telebriefing: 2018 Mortality Data...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will share findings from six reports dealing with mortality and life-expectancy....

 2020-01-30 05:00 

WHO

Ebola virus disease Democratic Republic of the Congo...

From 22 to 28 January five new confirmed cases were reported in the ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo....

 2020-01-29 19:40 

CDC

CDC Telebriefing: Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus response....

 2020-01-29 18:15 

CDC

UPDATED: HHS and CDC Receive Flight Carrying Repatriated US Citizens...

This morning, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with the Department of State received the flight carrying approximately 210 U.S. citizens from Wuhan at March Air Reserve...

 2020-01-28 23:35 

CDC

HHS and CDC Supporting Safe, Expedient Departure of US Citizens...

The U.S. Government is relocating approximately 210 U.S. citizens from Wuhan, China back to the United States....

 2020-01-28 17:55 

CDC

CDC, States Update Number of Hospitalized EVALI Cases and EVALI Deaths...

CDC today announced the updated number of hospitalized e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) cases* and EVALI deaths....

 2020-01-28 13:40 

CDC

CDC Advises Travelers to Avoid All Nonessential Travel to China...

On January 27, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued updated travel guidance for China, recommending that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to all of the country ( Level 3 Travel Health Notice ). This warning is in response to ...

 2020-01-28 05:00 

World Health Organization

28 January 2020 News release WHO, China leaders discuss next steps in battle against coronavirus outbreak...

The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, today met President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China in Beijing. They shared the latest information on the novel coronavirus 2019 (2019-nCoV) outbr...

 2020-01-28 01:00 

CDC

CDC Transcript of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Update...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided an update on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus response....

 2020-01-27 13:25 

CDC

CDC Telebriefing: Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus response....

 2020-01-26 22:00 

CDC

CDC confirms additional cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in United States...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today confirmed additional travel-related infections of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the United States, this time in Arizona and California....

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