Global Health: World Health Officials Describe Progress Against Tetanus, H.I.V. and Malaria

September 22, 2017 Global Health By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Infant and maternal tetanus was officially eliminated from the Americas this year, the Pan American Health Organization announced on Thursday. At one time, the infection killed about 10,000 newborns annually in the Western Hemisphere; tetanus still kills about 35,000 infants around the… Continue reading