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WHO warns virus crisis not over as vaccine rollout approaches

by AFP bureaus The World Health Organization has warned that vaccines will be no magic bullet for the coronavirus crisis as nations gear up...

Six months after Covid-19 alarm, WHO says to expect “lengthy pandemic”

Geneva -- Six months after sounding the international alarm on the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday (Aug 1) that...

WHO does not expect a viable Covid-19 vaccine until early next year

Geneva (Switzerland) -- A World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Wednesday (July 22) that researchers have made "good progress" in developing vaccines to use...

WHO warns pandemic will escalate if basics aren’t followed

During a media briefing held on July 13, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that if countries continue on the path they are...

The eight COVID-19 vaccines in clinical evaluation in the WHO Solidarity Trial

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues tearing its way across the globe, infecting more than 3.8 million people and claiming the lives of over 260,000,...

Ho Ching reminds WHO Director-General not to waste water in #SafeHands challenge video

Singapore – Ho Ching used social media to remind Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to turn off the tap during the #SafeHands Challenge. On March 13, the...

WHO and UN haven’t declared the COVID-19 outbreak as a “pandemic”, but CNN has

Global news network CNN  has begun using the term "pandemic" to describe the COVID-19 outbreak, despite the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United...

WHO launches investigation into SG conference linked to three Wuhan virus cases

SINGAPORE — The World Health Organization (WHO) is investigating a conference held in Singapore in mid-January. Three foreign participants of the meeting — one...

WHO declares novel coronavirus outbreak a global public health emergency

On Thursday (Jan 30), the World Health Organisation declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a global public health emergency. According to npr.org, WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom...

Elderly tourist from China is first recorded case of Wuhan virus outside the country

Bangkok -- An elderly tourist from China has become the first recorded case of a person outside the country being diagnosed with the pneumonia-like...
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