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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Delta the 'most transmissible' of variants identified so far, spreading rapidly among unvaccinated populations: WHO chief

Delta, now reported in 85 countries globally, continues to be reported in new countries across all WHO Regions

26 Jun 2021 11:45 AM

WHO to set up centre for traditional medicine in India

WHO Director General made the announcement at an event in which PM Modi inaugurated two Ayurveda institutions in Jaipur and Jamnagar

13 Nov 2020 2:29 PM

World must be better prepared for next pandemic, says WHO chief

‘But when the next pandemic comes, the world must be ready – more ready than it was this time,’ Ghebreyesus told a news briefing in Geneva

09 Sep 2020 10:54 AM

WHO hopes COVID will be over within two years, quicker than world got rid of Spanish flu

Western Europe has been enduring the kind of infection levels not seen in many months, particularly in Germany, France, Spain and Italy

22 Aug 2020 3:27 PM

'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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Countries must prepare for virus resurgence after easing lockdown: WHO

WHO director-general defended of his and the WHO’s “timely” actions in declaring the new coronavirus an international emergency

02 May 2020 10:12 AM

Asian markets plunge, yen and gold rally as Covid19 fears mount

The rapid spread of the disease and rising death toll are putting a greater strain on economies and stoking concerns of worldwide recession

06 Mar 2020 1:19 PM

'We are still at war' with Ebola: WHO chief

In contrast to past Ebola outbreaks health workers have moved quickly to halt Congo’s latest epidemic.

13 Jun 2018 9:28 AM

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