World Health Organization

Coronavirus student guide: Virus explainer and news updates

Video

In this NewsHour Extra lesson, learn about the novel coronavirus and get the latest updates to share with your students. Continue reading

What students should know about the coronavirus

Video

Use this NewsHour Extra lesson to teach your students about the novel coronavirus. Continue reading

Zika virus shadow looms over summer Olympics in Rio

Video

Concern surrounding Zika virus has taken center stage in Brazil, as local organizers of the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games assure the world that the country is safe for athletes and tourists. Continue reading

Health officials warn of spreading virus’ potential link to birth defects

Video

DOWNLOAD VIDEO Essential question How does the international community respond to disease outbreaks that spread to numerous countries? The World Health Organization issued a strong…read more

Finally Ebola-free, officials say Guinea not safe yet

Video

Two years after the Ebola outbreak began in Guinea, authorities there announced that the virus that sickened more than 28,000 people and killed an estimated 11,000 in the affected region of West Africa appears to be gone.
Continue reading

Submit Your Student Voice

NewsHour Extra will not use contact information for any purpose other than our own records. We do not share information with any other organization.