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Supporters of Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus rally for his candidacy for World Health Organization director-general in Geneva on May 23. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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World Health Organization Elects First Director-General From Africa

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On the list of pathogens (from left): Staphylococcus aureus (causes skin infections, pneumonia, bloodstream infections), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (causes blood infections, pneumonia, infections after surgery) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (causes the sexually-transmitted disease gonorrhea). NIAID; Scott Chimileski and Roberto Kolter, NIH Image Gallery/Flickr; NIAID hide caption

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A member of the Syrian government forces watches during an evacuation of Syrian rebel fighters and civilians from a opposition-held area of Aleppo on Friday. George Ourfalia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A mother holds her baby, who has microcephaly, in Recife, Brazil. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Zika No Longer Global 'Health Emergency,' WHO Declares

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One of these candidates will be the next head of WHO. Top row from left: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Flavia Bustreo, David Nabarro. Bottom row from left: Miklós Szócska, Sania Nishtar, Philippe Douste-Blazy. Getty Images, AP and WHO hide caption

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A 2014 photo shows a tuberculosis patient preparing to take his medication at Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Hospital in Varanasi, India. Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP hide caption

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A government worker sprays mosquito insecticide fog in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, earlier this month to block the spread of Zika. The U.S. CDC advises pregnant women to reconsider plans to travel to Malaysia and 10 other countries because of the virus. Joshua Paul/AP hide caption

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Pregnant Women Should Consider Not Traveling To Southeast Asia

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Chinashama Sainvilus is one of three babies born with microcephaly at the Mirebalais Hospital in Haiti in July. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Doctors Fear Zika Is A Sleeping Giant In Haiti

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A Syrian Red Crescent team works to evacuate the conjoined twins to a hospital in Damascus on Friday. Courtesy of the Syrian American Medical Society hide caption

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Margaret Chan (left), director general of the World Health Organization, is among the dignitaries visiting a military base in Conakry, Guinea, on a tour of west African countries affected by Ebola. Also pictured: Guinean President Alpha Conde (fourth from right) and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon (right). BINANI/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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WHO Aims To Reform Itself But Health Experts Aren't Yet Impressed

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