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WHO declares global polio outbreak

Pakistan has one of the highest infection rates in the world, so announced mandatory immunization points at international airports, but it isn't enough

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Health - Liberia health care disasterSep 30, 2014 | 2:10Health Liberia health care disaster Video
Health Liberia health care disaster Sep 30, 2014 | 2:10Ebola cases in Liberia are overwhelming the country's already-crumbling health care system, Adrienne Arsenault reports
News - Monrovia, 1st city to cope with EbolaSep 28, 2014 | 1:52News Monrovia, 1st city to cope with Ebola Video
News Monrovia, 1st city to cope with Ebola Sep 28, 2014 | 1:52City's cramped taxi's mean Ebola gets driven all over town. Liberia's famous greeting hugs are gone, you get an elbow tap now
The National - Liberia's battle against EbolaSep 28, 2014 | 3:55The National Liberia's battle against Ebola Video
The National Liberia's battle against Ebola Sep 28, 2014 | 3:55Liberia's newest and largest Ebola treatment clinic reached full capacity within hours of opening.
The National - Maternal health in MozambiqueSep 27, 2014 | 4:54The National Maternal health in Mozambique Video
The National Maternal health in Mozambique Sep 27, 2014 | 4:54CBC's Briar Stewart takes a look at the progress being made to support mothers and their children in the African country
Health - Liberia's top doctor puts herself in quarantineSep 27, 2014 | 4:18Health Liberia's top doctor puts herself in quarantine Video
Health Liberia's top doctor puts herself in quarantine Sep 27, 2014 | 4:18Bernice Dahn, Liberia's chief medical officer, is placing herself under quarantine for 21 days after her office assistant died of Ebola
CBC News Vancouver at 6 - Paramedic with PTSD had WorkSafeBC claim deniedSep 25, 2014 | 3:10CBC News Vancouver at 6 Paramedic with PTSD had WorkSafeBC claim denied Video
CBC News Vancouver at 6 Paramedic with PTSD had WorkSafeBC claim denied Sep 25, 2014 | 3:10Joanne Trofanenko says she feels like one of B.C.'s 'disposable heroes'
The National - The boom in lice removalSep 25, 2014 | 2:14The National The boom in lice removal Video
The National The boom in lice removal Sep 25, 2014 | 2:14Parents are willing to pay a bundle to have someone else deal with their children’s infestation, Aaron Saltzman reports
Health - Lice Squad do battle with liceSep 25, 2014 | 3:13Health Lice Squad do battle with lice Video
Health Lice Squad do battle with lice Sep 25, 2014 | 3:13Parents use team to help battle lice infestations. The service offers everything from clinic and mobile services to lice parties
The National - Ebola virus forecast grimSep 23, 2014 | 3:17The National Ebola virus forecast grim Video
The National Ebola virus forecast grim Sep 23, 2014 | 3:17Both the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centres for Disease Control release separate modelling forecasts of thousands of new infections in the next few weeks
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Video Drugs and drinking water Sep 22, 2014 | 2:32Prescription drugs don't disappear when they're swallowed, and increasingly traces are being detected in drinking water
Video - Climate change and healthSep 22, 2014 | 2:33Video Climate change and health Video
Video Climate change and health Sep 22, 2014 | 2:33Global climate change could be a hazard to your health, just as much as lack of sanitation did a century ago
Health - Drinking water contaminated by excreted drugsSep 21, 2014 | 3:00Health Drinking water contaminated by excreted drugs Video
Health Drinking water contaminated by excreted drugs Sep 21, 2014 | 3:00If we’re taking it, we’re also drinking it: painkillers, blood thinners, hormones, chemotherapy agents, even cocaine and amphetamines
World - Sierra Leone official on lockdown effortsSep 21, 2014 | 3:20World Sierra Leone official on lockdown efforts Video
World Sierra Leone official on lockdown efforts Sep 21, 2014 | 3:20Stephen Gaojia, Sierra Leone's head of emergency operations, discusses the effectiveness of the country's Ebola lockdown
World - Sierra Leone may extend nationwide Ebola lockdownSep 21, 2014 | 6:11World Sierra Leone may extend nationwide Ebola lockdown Video
World Sierra Leone may extend nationwide Ebola lockdown Sep 21, 2014 | 6:11CBC News speaks with Mustapha Dumbuya, a local reporter from Freetown, for the latest on the lockdown
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World Sierra Leone minister on lockdown Sep 20, 2014 | 5:03Alpha Kanu, Sierra Leone's minister of information, says the initiative has been 'an unqualified success'

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