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WHO: World facing catastrophic moral...

'World facing catastrophic moral failure...

World

Mon, Jan 18 2021

WHO chief said 39 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine had been administered so far in at least 49...

WHO: New variant of Covid-19 detected...

New Covid-19 variant detected in 8 European...

World

Sat, Dec 26 2020

‘The variant also seems to be spreading among younger age groups unlike previous strains’...

WHO: Don't squander sacrifices of...

WHO: Don't squander sacrifices of...

World

Fri, Dec 25 2020

'As 2020 draws to an end, a pandemic of historic proportions is preventing many of us from celebrating...

WHO: New coronavirus variant not out...

'New coronavirus variant not out of...

World

Tue, Dec 22 2020

But British Health Secretary Matt Hancock had earlier claimed the new variant was 'out of...

Covid-19: The do's and don'ts of wearing...

Covid-19: The do's and don'ts of wearing...

Coronavirus

Mon, Dec 21 2020

The World Health Organization has repeatedly warned that there is no alternative to masks to stay safe...

Record US virus cases as reports say...

Record US virus cases, British queen...

World

Sun, Dec 6 2020

The WHO cautioned against what it said was an erroneous belief that the pandemic would end soon with...

WHO warns virus crisis not over as vaccine...

WHO warns virus crisis not over

World

Sat, Dec 5 2020

WHO says 51 candidate vaccines are currently being tested on humans

Singapore studies Covid-19 pregnancy...

Covid-19: Newborn with antibodies being...

South-East Asia

Mon, Nov 30 2020

The ongoing study adds to international efforts to better understand whether the infection or antibodies...

WHO: Malaria death toll to exceed Covid-19's...

Malaria death toll to top Covid-19's...

World

Mon, Nov 30 2020

The WHO report found there were 229 million malaria cases globally in 2019

Can first Covid-19 vaccines bring herd...

Can first Covid-19 vaccines bring herd...

World

Thu, Nov 19 2020

World Health Organization experts have pointed to a 65%-70% vaccine coverage rate as a way to reach population...

Can surgical masks be reused?

Can surgical masks be reused?

World

Wed, Nov 18 2020

‘Washing the mask at home could potentially cause a secondary contamination and spread the virus...

WHO registers one-day record in Covid-19...

WHO registers one-day record in Covid-19...

World

Mon, Nov 16 2020

The WHO's figures for Saturday showed that 660,905 coronavirus cases were reported to the UN health...

WHO: Trust in vaccines vital to halting...

WHO: Trust in vaccines vital to halting...

World

Sat, Nov 14 2020

Pfizer and BioNTech announced that their prospective vaccine had proven 90% effective in preventing Covid-19...

WHO: Whole world must benefit from Covid-19...

'Whole world must benefit from Covid...

World

Fri, Nov 13 2020

Besides discussing the pandemic, member states at the WHO assembly agreed on a new plan to defeat meningitis...

WHO chief: World may be tired, but virus...

WHO chief: World may be tired, but virus...

World

Tue, Nov 10 2020

It was vital for people to follow the science and resist the urge to turn a blind eye to the virus

WHO: Long-term symptoms of Covid-19...

‘Long-term Covid symptoms really...

World

Sat, Oct 31 2020

Symptoms range from fatigue, a cough and shortness of breath, to inflammation and injury of major organs...

First international, Chinese expert...

1st expert meeting on virus origin

World

Sat, Oct 31 2020

It is widely assumed that the virus originally came from bats, but the intermediate animal host that...

Under pressure, WHO plans Covid-19 vaccine...

WHO plans vaccine insurance scheme for...

World

Fri, Oct 30 2020

Under the compensation scheme, countries using Covax vaccines would indemnify drugmakers at least until...

Russia seeks accelerated WHO registration...

Russia seeks WHO registration for...

Europe

Wed, Oct 28 2020

Some Western scientists have expressed concern over the Russian vaccine, warning that moving too quickly...

WHO chief warns against vaccine...

WHO chief warns against vaccine...

World

Mon, Oct 26 2020

'Let me be clear: vaccine nationalism will prolong the pandemic, not shorten it'

Countries battle rising Covid-19 cases...

WHO sees exponential Covid-19

World

Sat, Oct 24 2020

Globally, Covid-19 has now claimed the lives of 1.1 million people and infected close to 42 million