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US cuts remaining dues payment to WHO after Trump pullout

However, US will continue to participate in select WHO technical and policy meetings that have a direct bearing on the country

03 Sep 2020 1:00 PM

US will not join global effort to find and distribute COVID-19 vaccine

The decision to go it alone follows the White House’s decision in early July to pull the United States out of the WHO

02 Sep 2020 10:29 AM

COVID-19: Washington Post praises Mumbai's Dharavi efforts

The American daily newspaper appreciated Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation for the way Dharavi has beaten back the virus against all odds

02 Aug 2020 10:54 AM

South Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass half a million

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Africa as a whole approached a million

02 Aug 2020 8:54 AM

Closing borders not a 'sustainable strategy' against virus: WHO

The organization urged countries to adopt comprehensive strategies based on local knowledge of where coronavirus is spreading

27 Jul 2020 8:20 PM

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WHO says it was alerted about virus by its own office in China, not the government

The UN health body has been accused by US President Trump of being complacent towards China, which it denies

04 Jul 2020 9:01 AM

Cloth masks effective only with distancing, says WHO

The use of cloth masks should always be accompanied by frequent hand hygiene and physical distancing

08 Jun 2020 2:17 AM

US to cut all ties with World Health Organization over virus

Trump accuse Chinese officials ignored their reporting obligations to the WHO and pressured the agency to “mislead the world”

30 May 2020 9:08 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray: Global role eludes India

This could be India’s chance of helping to shape a new world order and for Mr Modi to seize the spotlight that was once Jawaharlal Nehru’s

20 May 2020 7:06 PM

Just don't want to talk to Xi Jinping right now: Trump

The US’s criticism on how Chinese leadership handled the coronavirus outbreak has led to a spat between both the countries

16 May 2020 12:51 PM

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Yemen's fragile health sector struggles to keep virus spread in check

WHO says its models suggest that half of Yemen’s population of 30 million could be infected and more than 40,000 could die

16 May 2020 12:31 PM

Burundi kicks out WHO officials as they raise concern over mass political rallies

Burundi has 27 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, but some have raised concerns that more cases exist

14 May 2020 3:02 PM

What happens at the Wuhan Institute of Virology?

The Chinese laboratory at the heart of the US-China virus spat, is accused of being the source of the coronavirus pandemic

06 May 2020 2:32 PM

WHO: Pompeo's statement about coronavirus emerging from Wuhan lab 'speculative'

Pompeo Sunday said there was “a significant amount of evidence” that the virus emerged from a Wuhan lab.

05 May 2020 12:11 PM

Global coronavirus deaths top 1,70,000

The figures have been compiled from national authorities and information by the World Health Organization

21 Apr 2020 5:23 PM

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Rushing to ease lockdown curbs could cause resurgence: WHO

Governments must remain vigilant to stop the spread of virus. Lifting of lockdowns, social distancing measures must be done gradually

21 Apr 2020 2:52 PM

Covid-19: Deepika Padukone, WHO director-general Tedros to discuss mental health

The 34-year-old actor made the announcement on Twitter where she shared the details about Instagram live

20 Apr 2020 9:17 AM

WHO urges global unity on virus post Trump's attack

The UN's health agency has faced criticism in the past both for overreacting and for moving too slowly in fighting epidemics

09 Apr 2020 1:58 PM

An infected person's sneeze could spread coronavirus up to 8 metres: MIT scientist

Current guidelines “may limit the effectiveness of the proposed interventions” against the deadly pandemic, the researcher says

01 Apr 2020 3:24 PM

Young people vulnerable to the virus too: WHO chief

While the elderly and those with pre-existing medical conditions are the hardest hit, young people are also vulnerable to coronavirus

21 Mar 2020 12:29 PM

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