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World Health Organization

US health chief offers Taiwan 'strong' support in landmark visit

Washington had broken off official ties with Taiwan in 1979 in favour of Beijing

10 Aug 2020 11:30 AM

The effects of the pandemic will be felt for decades to come: WHO

The agency also said the effects of the pandemic 'will be felt for decades to come' in an emergency WHO committee reviewing the pandemic

02 Aug 2020 12:25 PM

Rules tighten across Europe as WHO warns of virus spike

Europe accounts for a fifth of the world's more than 15 million infections and remains the hardest-hit region in terms of deaths

25 Jul 2020 10:22 AM

WHO experts to visit China as part of COVID-19 investigation

The WHO mission is politically sensitive, with the US moving to cut ties with it over allegations the agency is biased toward China

10 Jul 2020 2:47 PM

We can now trap coronavirus in this 'catch and kill' air filter

According to a recent study, the device killed 99.8 per cent of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, in a single pass through its filter

08 Jul 2020 2:44 PM

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US officially notifies UN of withdrawal from World Health Organization

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, says he would reverse the decision on his first day in office if elected

08 Jul 2020 9:44 AM

WHO acknowledges 'evidence’ of COVID-19 airborne spread

The change in the WHO’s assessment of risk of transmission could affect its current advice on keeping 1 metre of physical distancing

08 Jul 2020 9:00 AM

Can coronavirus spread through air? Hundreds of experts say yes

Scientists say there is evidence that coronavirus is airborne, ask WHO to revise its pandemic guideline

06 Jul 2020 12:36 PM

Record spike in daily global coronavirus cases, up more than 212,000

Global coronavirus cases exceeded 11 million on Friday, marking another unfortunate milestone in the spread of the disease

05 Jul 2020 10:42 AM

'No excuse' for countries that fail in contact tracing, says WHO chief Tedros

“Although many countries have made some progress, globally the pandemic is actually speeding up,” Tedros Adhanom said

30 Jun 2020 12:42 PM

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‘Great news’: WHO responds to dexamethasone trial results

Researchers share initial results of the trial with WHO, “and we are looking forward to the full data analysis in the coming days,” it said

17 Jun 2020 12:23 PM

North and South America currently have 4 of the 10 worst hit countries in the world

The disease is 'highly active in Central and South America, says WHO's emergency expert, highlighting problems in Brazil and Mexico

13 Jun 2020 11:17 AM

WHO hopes to work with US on Ebola despite recent conflict

12 people had been infected with Ebola in the outbreak of the deadly disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday

11 Jun 2020 2:59 PM

Latin America hits 70,000 virus deaths as Mexico reports record daily infections

The World Health Organization has declared that Latin America is the new hotspot for the coronavirus pandemic

11 Jun 2020 9:31 AM

WHO calls for 'intermittent' lockdowns in Pakistan as virus surges

Hospitals across Pakistan say they are at or near capacity, and some are turning COVID-19 patients away

10 Jun 2020 1:58 PM

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Burundi: Officials say president died of heart attack, many suspect virus infection

Burundi’s government had downplayed the virus and held the election and large rallies while also firing their WHO representative

10 Jun 2020 9:52 AM

Bolsonaro threatens to pull Brazil from WHO over 'ideological bias'

WHO had earlier warned Latin American governments about the risk of lifting lockdowns before slowing the spread of coronavirus

06 Jun 2020 10:45 AM

Germany says Trump's split from WHO will harm global health

German Health Minister Jens Spahn calls Trump's latest move

30 May 2020 4:08 PM

WHO suspends testing hydroxychloroquine on virus patients

Hydroxycholoroquine has been touted by Donald Trump and many others as a possible treatment for COVID-19

26 May 2020 12:16 PM

US hails Taiwan as a model against China

Taiwan fears of a major impact, if Beijing comes to view its complex relationship with it through the lens of growing tensions with US

20 May 2020 9:45 AM

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