Sri Lanka has eliminated measles

Sri Lanka is the fourth country in the WHO South-East Asia Region, after Bhutan, Maldives, and Timor-Leste, to eliminate measles and control rubella.

Algeria and Argentina are now malaria-free

The two countries join many others who have recently eliminated malaria from within their borders.

WHO says tackling climate change will reduce infectious diseases and save millions of lives

Countries need to account for health in all cost-benefit analyses of climate change mitigation.

Why the WHO put a mysterious ‘Disease X’ on its most-feared list

We don’t know anything about disease X — that’s the point.