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Millions of Refugees Face Hunger as Donor Support Withers

GENEVA – Ahead of World Refugee Day, the World Food Program is appealing for international support for millions of destitute refugees, many of whom are facing hunger because money to feed them has dried up. The World Food Program assists more than 115 …

WHO Declares End to Second Ebola Outbreak in Guinea

The World Health Organization officially announced Saturday the end of Guinea’s second Ebola outbreak, which was declared in February and claimed 12 lives.At 16 confirmed cases and seven probable infections, according to WHO figures, the limited size o…

Africa Appeals for Vaccines to Combat Third Wave of COVID-19

GENEVA – African health officials are urgently appealing for vaccines to combat a third wave of COVID-19 surging across the continent.The World Health Organization reports the number of African COVID-19 cases has exceeded 5 million and the disease has …