"Whether they be natural, accidental, or deliberate, infectious disease outbreaks can cause significant harm to health, peace, and prosperity if countries are not adequately prepared," an author of the assessment said.
Close to 800,000 people die by suicide each year in the United States.
New Zealand researchers created a scoring system to work out which countries humans could hide in and then repopulate the planet.
Over 3,200 people have died from measles in the Central African country since the start of 2019.
Exposure to air pollution has previously been linked to low birth weight and pre-term birth.
Scientists looked at how what is known as an obesogenic environment affects a person's chances of becoming obese.
"It was one of those rare situations where you see a parasite and you're like, 'wow this is great!'" the woman's doctor said.
The study adds a new dimension to our understanding of how a mother can influence our health, according to its author.
The latest deaths sparked a six-day-long quarantine in the western Mongolian province of Bayan Olgii.
Scientists have so far struggled to find ways of killing the bacteria which cause measles and the flu in the air before they enter our bodies.
Antibiotic resistance is one of the "biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today" according to the World Health Organization.
About 4 million children develop asthma each year because they breathe in polluted air, scientists have warned.
The parents of children killed by illnesses related to vaccines described how anti-vaxxers would share news of the deaths and send the families taunting messages on social media platforms. One mother said she believes the attacks are designed to keep parents from becoming pro-vaccine campaigners.
Cannabis is currently classified as a schedule IV drug under international law, placing it in the same category as heroin.
World Health Organization dispels the falsehood that irregular migrants and refugees spread sickness among host communities in Europe.
Some 600,000 children were killed by air pollution in 2016.
Many suicides happen impulsively during moments of crisis—and prevention awareness is needed, experts said.
Researchers hope to harness the body's own defenses to fight potentially deadly bacteria.
Over 800,000 children under the age of 5 could be saved each year if more women breastfed.
Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security and development today.
Researchers behind a study in mice believe alcohol could protect the heart because it activates an enzyme which puts the organ under a healthy level of stress and makes it stronger.
The disease is a so-called "known unknown" that could be created by biological mutation in the future.
The danger hinges on how much gaming interferes with life.
The report also found that health care expenses are pushing hundreds of millions of people into poverty.
One in 10 medications in poor countries are fake, World Health Organization finds.