WHO seeks $1.5 bn for urgent health aid in 2024

The UN health agency on Monday said it needed $1.5 billion in 2024 for life-saving aid to tens of millions of people trapped in health emergencies, including in Ukraine and Gaza.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Investigating the smallpox blanket controversy

In Indian Country, it is an accepted fact that white settlers distributed items, such as blankets contaminated with smallpox and other infectious diseases, aiming to reduce the population of Native people resisting their ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The history of malaria in the United States

Malaria, an infectious disease caused by parasites belonging to the Plasmodium genus and transmitted by infected mosquitoes, is responsible for mortality and morbidity in more than 40% of the world, making it one of the most ...

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