In an exclusive interview with The Telegraph, Dr Hans Kluge, director for the WHO European region warned European countries should brace themselves for a deadly … Read more
About 159,000 more people in 24 European countries have died since early March than would have ordinarily been expected, a World Health Organization (WHO) official … Read more
Latin America has become the new epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, with infections and deaths set to substantially worsen in the coming weeks, the World … Read more
The World Health Organization expressed concern on Wednesday about the rising number of new coronavirus cases in poor countries, even as many rich nations have … Read more
World Health Organization (WHO) member states have agreed to set up an independent inquiry into the global response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The resolution, approved … Read more
More than 100 countries, including 50 African nations and all European Union member states, are backing a resolution calling for an independent probe into the … Read more
U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is set to restore partial funding to the World Health Organization, Fox News reported.
The Trump administration will “agree to … Read more
230 children in Europe affected and two died from new life-threatening inflammatory syndrome linked to Covid-19
A new life-threatening inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19 has affected 230 children in Europe and killed two so far this year, a regional health body … Read more
European countries should brace themselves for a deadly second wave of coronavirus infections because the pandemic is not over, the World Health Organisation’s top official … Read more
Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, the technical lead for the Covid-19 response at the World Health Organization, joined CNN’s global town hall program Thursday night to … Read more
The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that some treatments appear to be limiting the severity or length of the COVID-19 disease and that it … Read more
Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the World Health Organization health emergencies program, said the lives of people across the world could face “significant alteration” … Read more
China has said it is “always open to cooperate” with World Health Organisation (WHO) investigations into the origins of the coronavirus, as Donald Trump … Read more
The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Wednesday that countries emerging from restrictions to halt the new coronavirus must proceed “extremely carefully” or risk a … Read more
The World Health Organization insisted that it had received no data or evidence by the American Government to support claims made by President Donald Trump … Read more
Parts of the world are starting to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and to cautiously resume some sort of normal life, but the new coronavirus … Read more
The “vast majority” of children with COVID-19 have mild cases and recover completely, but a small number in a few countries have developed a rare … Read more
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday that there was currently “no evidence” that people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have antibodies … Read more
The WHO is now warning that the battle against malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, where it already kills hundreds of thousands of people a year, could … Read more
All member nations of the World Health Organization (WHO) should support a proposed independent review into the coronavirus pandemic, Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison said … Read more
The World Health Organization (WHO) said that all available evidence suggests the novel coronavirus originated in animals in China late last year and was not … Read more
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, warned this evening that “the worst is yet ahead of us” with regard to the global … Read more
Despite optimistic signs that there have been declining numbers of new Covid-19 cases in some European countries, the World Health Organization’s regional director for the … Read more
Bill Gates has said Donald Trump’s decision to stop US funding of the World Health Organisation “during a world health crisis” is as “dangerous as … Read more
UN Secretary General António Guterres released a statement on the World Health Organization, following Trumps’ decision, saying now “is not the time to reduce the … Read more
The World Health Organization (WHO) said that it was looking into reports of some COVID-19 patients testing positive again after initially testing negative for the … Read more
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday that it was looking into reports of some COVID-19 patients testing positive again after initially testing negative … Read more
Lifting coronavirus lockdown measures too early could spark a “deadly resurgence” in infections, the World Health Organization chief has warned.
BBC reports that Dr Tedros … Read more
African leaders have rallied around the Ethiopian head of the World Health Organization (WHO) after U.S. President Donald Trump criticised the United Nations agency and … Read more
Since 31 December 2019 and as of 7 April 2020, 1 316 988 cases of COVID-19 (in accordance with the applied case definitions and testing … Read more
The coronavirus shutdown has brought swaths of the global economy to a standstill, but for producers and purveyors of condoms and sex toys, business is … Read more
Official advice on whether people should wear masks in public could be changed after new evidence emerged suggesting they could protect people from coronavirus.
The … Read more
The head of the World Health Organization says confirmed cases of coronavirus infection will reach one million, with 50,000 deaths, in the next few days.… Read more
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual news conference in Geneva on Friday that while developing a vaccine will take at least 18 months, … Read more
A dire lack of protective gear for health workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most pressing threats in the fight to prevent … Read more
Dr Hans Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe, said: “Since we last broadcast over a week ago the number of cases and deaths have tripled … Read more
The World Health Organization said Wednesday that Italy’s coronavirus epidemic may peak this week.
“The slowing in the pace of growth is an extremely positive … Read more
Just 60 days after the genetic sequence of COVID-19 was shared by China, the first vaccine trial has begun, the UN health chief said on … Read more
The World Health Organization said parents need to prepare their kids to guard against COVID-19 after a new study showed that babies and very young … Read more
At a press briefing on Tuesday night, Hans Henri P. Kluge, the World Health Organizations regional director for Europe, said that 152 countries were now … Read more
The World Health Organization called on all countries on Monday to ramp up their testing programmes as the best way to slow the advance of … Read more
In a video message recorded on Friday afternoon, UN chief António Guterres assured the world that the COVID-19 virus will peak, and the global … Read more
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, said Friday that Europe “has now become the epicenter of the #COVID19 pandemic, with more reported … Read more
Countries may gain time in the short-term as they limit travel to fight the new coronavirus pandemic, but the World Health Organization thinks overall that … Read more
With the COVID-19 outbreak now a pandemic, countries should not let up on efforts to fight its spread, the head of the World Health Organization … Read more
The World Health Organisation has declared the global coronavirus crisis a pandemic but also said it is not too late for countries to act.
This … Read more
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO director-general, said that the CoVid 19 outbreak reached a stage of being described as a pandemic.
There are now more … Read more