Death toll from Ebola continues to rise as the organisation admits it 'failed to see the writing on the wall'
'Tremendous achievements' could be reversed in West Africa as Ebola outbreak continues, warns WHO
Study says daily injection of a newly-developed chemical compound can repair spinal cord injuries
New draft guidelines in US say male circumcision significantly reduces risk of HIV and other STDs
Humans 'will not be able to compete' with self-improving robots, says Stephen Hawking
DNA screening devices that profile health risks are banned in the US – but now legal in the UK
Scientists have observed an 'incremental change' in HIV which could lead to the virus gradually becoming 'watered down'
UN chief says Ebola could still spread beyond West Africa, where it kills 200 people per week
Children tested in Infectious Diseases Isolation Unit after showing viral symptoms on return from Africa
Early human tests suggest the drug is safe and may help immune systems fight Ebola, but more trials are needed
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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