De Niro offs a documentary by a former British medical researcher about a link between vaccines and autism from Tribeca Film Festival.
Chief Kazakh Sanitary Doctor and Vice-Minister of Health and Social Development declare preliminary causes of the negative reactions to the measles vaccination conducted in February.
Authorities in Kazakhstan and the WHO disagree on the safety of measles vaccination.
Vaccination against measles in Kazakhstan went terribly wrong when dozens of teenagers were hospitalized in fever and unconscious to local hospitals.
The International Monetary Fund fast-tracked $130 million in aid to fight the Ebola epidemic.
The worst-ever Ebola outbreak has killed more than 2,400 people, as Cuba pledged the largest foreign medical team.
Sierra Leone announced plans to visit every home in the country of six million to track down people with Ebola and remove dead bodies.
Heavily pregnant when she died, Fatimah Jakemah is lifted unceremoniously by experts in biohazard suits and zipped into a body bag.
Travel restrictions could worsen West Africa's Ebola epidemic, limiting medical and food supplies and keeping out much-needed doctors.
The three nations at the centre of the west African Ebola outbreak were left isolated as more airlines suspended flights to the crisis zone.
Nigeria said that resumption of classes in all public and private schools will be delayed by a month to put in place "preventive measures".
Some Air France flight crews are refusing to board planes bound for Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria over fears of the Ebola outbreak.
Seventeen Ebola patients in Liberia who fled from a guarantine centre after it was attacked by club-wielding youths were missing.
The World Health Organisation said the magnitude of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa has been "vastly" underestimated .
A candidate vaccine against the joint disease chikungunya showed promise by provoking an immune response in human trials.
Rwanda has placed a German student with Ebola-like symptoms in isolation, checking for the deadly tropical disease.
Nigeria became the latest country to declare a national emergency over the deadly Ebola virus.
States of emergency were in effect across overwhelmed west African nations Friday with the death toll from the Ebola epidemic nearing 1,000.
The mosquito-born chikungunya virus is spreading into Central America, health authorities there say, after outbreaks in several Caribbean nations.
Pakistan will set up mandatory polio immunisation points at its international airports in response to recommendations by the World Health Organisation, the health ministry said.
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