Medical Health Cluster


WHO Says It Advised Ukraine to Destroy Pathogens in Health Labs to Prevent Disease Spread

The World Health Organization advised Ukraine to destroy high-threat pathogens housed in the country’s public health laboratories to prevent “any potential spills” that would spread disease among the population, the agency told Reuters on Thursday. Biosecurity experts say Russia’s movement of troops into Ukraine and bombardment of its cities have […]

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Crowds, Shortages, and War Injuries a ‘Toxic Mix’ for COVID in Ukraine

War in Ukraine could reverse the decline in COVID cases in the region with a combination of low vaccination rates and residents pushed together in hiding or packing on transports to leave the country, experts say. Those who do get severely infected in cities under siege could face hospitals already […]

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