74 Groups Issue Joint Letter Citing Climate Change as 'Health Emergency'
Monday, 24 June 2019 Declaring climate change as nothing less than a health emergency, 74 medical and public health groups issued a joint letter on Monday urging elected officials and candidates to commit to an agenda to combat the phenomena, The Hill reported.
Republican senators went into hiding earlier this week to block the vote on climate change legislation. While Democrats already have a majority in the chamber, 20 members must be present for a quorum. According to Business Insider, following the walk-out, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown deployed state police...
Congo Ebola Outbreak Declared Public Health Emergency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 1,600 people. Now the World Health Organization has declared a public..
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The World Health Organization on July 17 declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a public health emergency of international concern. It also said that delays in funding had..