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WHO backs antibody treatment for high-risk...

WHO backs antibody treatment for...

World

Fri, Sep 24 2021

Antibody combination authorized for emergency use in a number of countries, including the EU, US, India,...

Biden: US donating extra 500 million...

US to donate extra 500m Covid jabs

World

Thu, Sep 23 2021

Biden is also challenging world leaders to vaccinate 70% of every country by September 2022

WHO says air pollution kills 7 million...

'Air pollution kills 7 million...

World

Wed, Sep 22 2021

Southeast Asia is the worst-affected region, according to WHO

WHO: Delta overwhelming other Covid...

'Delta overwhelming other Covid variants...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 22 2021

All viruses mutate over time, including SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes Covid-19 disease

UN: Work-related accidents, illnesses...

Work-related accidents, illnesses kill...

World

Fri, Sep 17 2021

Exposure to long working hours, defined as working 55 hours a week or more, was deemed responsible for...

WHO: Africa Covid jab crisis may take...

Africa jab crisis to take world 'back...

Africa

Fri, Sep 17 2021

Africa faces a 470 million shortfall in Covid-19 vaccine doses this year after the Covax alliance cut...

UN seeks $600 million to avert Afghanistan...

UN seeks $600m to avert Afghanistan...

World

Mon, Sep 13 2021

Exit of donors heaps pressure on UN

WHO more doubtful about Covid jabs ending...

WHO more doubtful over shots ending...

World

Fri, Sep 10 2021

Pandemic will be over once the vaccination coverage reaches at least the 70% mark, WHO said in May

Health Minister: Bangladesh will buy...

Bangladesh to buy 160m more Covid...

Bangladesh

Thu, Sep 2 2021

Government plans to vaccinate 10.5 to 20 million people from next month, says Zahid Maleque

WHO monitoring new coronavirus variant...

WHO monitors new variant named Mu

Coronavirus

Wed, Sep 1 2021

Mu or B.1.621 has been classified as a "variant of interest"

'Vaccine inequity' concerns IMF, WB,...

'Vaccine inequity' concerns IMF, WB,...

Health

Mon, Aug 30 2021

The crisis of vaccine inequity is leading to a dangerous divergence in Covid-19 survival rates and the...

Bangladesh government inks 10.5C Covid...

Bangladesh inks 10.5C Covid vaccine...

Bangladesh

Sun, Aug 29 2021

Covid-19 situation in Bangladesh still under control, says Health Minister Zahid Maleque

West Africa Covid deaths surge amid...

West Africa Covid deaths surge amid...

Africa

Thu, Aug 19 2021

The new outbreaks show the multitude of challenges governments are fighting in parallel with the Covid-19...

WHO: No need for Covid booster jabs...

WHO: No need for Covid booster jabs...

Coronavirus

Thu, Aug 19 2021

The comments came just before the US government said it planned to make the booster shots widely available...

China rejects need for further Covid...

China against further Covid origins...

East Asia

Fri, Aug 13 2021

China accuses WHO of supporting "scientific" over "political" efforts to find out...

WHO: First West African case of deadly...

WHO: First West African case of Marburg...

Africa

Tue, Aug 10 2021

The virus – which is carried by bats and has a fatality rate of up to 88% – was found in...

OP-ED: Boosting the odds

OP-ED: Boosting the odds

The Conversation

Mon, Aug 9 2021

Should WHO prohibit Covid booster shots?

Germany, France to give Covid jab boosters...

Germany, France to give Covid jab...

World

Thu, Aug 5 2021

WHO called for a halt to vaccine boosters until at least the end of September, saying it was unacceptable...

WHO wants Covid-19 vaccine boosters...

Call to halt Covid-19 vaccine...

World

Thu, Aug 5 2021

The call for a moratorium is the strongest statement yet from the UN agency at a time when countries...

WHO urges action to suppress Covid before...

WHO wary of potential deadlier Covid...

World

Sat, Jul 31 2021

The UN health consistently calls for vaccines to be distributed evenly around the world and brands the...

US CDC calls for new response to Delta...

US CDC calls for new response to Delta...

World

Sat, Jul 31 2021

‘We are fighting the same virus but a virus that has become fitter,’ says a WHO