The promotion of promiscuity through comprehensive sex education and condom-distribution campaigns is continuing to fuel an STD epidemic that is now seeing more than one million new cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and diseases (STDs) every year.
The spread of the deadly ebola virus throughout West Africa is reaching epic proportions with infected people in the hardest hit areas unable to find available hospital beds and new estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) saying 20,000 could be infected before it’s all over.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging governments to step up surveillance of gonorrhea, the second most prevalent sexually transmitted disease (STD), which has developed such an extensive resistance to antibiotics it is on the verge of becoming a super bug.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global flu pandemic for Swine Flu after documenting the spread of the A/H1N1 virus to 74 nations where more than 300,000 people have been infected and 141 have died.