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World Health Organisation issues alert on ‘Disease X’

Disease X is a mystery pathogen, a ‘known unknown’  CREDIT: OLI SCARFF/GETTY IMAGES The World Health Organisation [WHO] has put scientists and health workers around the globe on alert for a new and potentially deadly pathogen – Disease X. Each year the Geneva-based organisation, which is charged with monitoring and safeguarding world health, convenes a high-level meeting of senior scientists to list Read More