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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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WHO to review covid response after Trump attack

WHO Director-General Tedros us acknowledged there had been shortcomings and told the virtual assembly he welcomed calls for a review

19 May 2020 1:12 PM

WHO a puppet of China, says Donald Trump

Trump threatened to permanently freeze US funding to the WHO unless "substantive improvements" were made within the next 30 days

19 May 2020 12:41 PM

Trump threatens permanent freeze on WHO funding in 30 days

Washington suspended funding to the WHO in mid-April, accusing it of being too close to Beijing

19 May 2020 9:39 AM

WHO study predicts virus could infect more than 200 million people in Africa

The predictions made by a WHO modelling study comes amid stark warnings that COVID-19 threatens of a health emergency in developing nations

15 May 2020 9:45 AM

No less than 80,000 new cases were reported everyday in April

While some countries reported an increase in COVID-19 cases over time, many saw caseloads rise because they ramped up testing

07 May 2020 4:00 PM

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China intentionally concealed severity of the pandemic: Report

The analysis states that while downplaying the severity of the virus, China increased imports and decreased exports of medical supplies

04 May 2020 9:21 AM

Madagascar ships anti-virus herbal tea to Guinea-Bissau president

WHO has clarified that the herbal tea's effects had not been tested, and there are no published scientific studies of the potion

03 May 2020 9:49 AM

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

WHO is China's PR agency: Trump

Trump administration has launched a probe into the role of the WHO on virus and has temporarily suspended the financial assistance to it

01 May 2020 11:05 AM

117 million children face measels risk from corona response: WHO

Over two dozen countries have officially suspended measles vaccine programmes

14 Apr 2020 5:55 PM

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