WHO inspectors visits virus laboratory in China's Wuhan
February 3, 2021
WUHAN (AFP) - World Health Organization inspectors visited a laboratory in China s Wuhan city on Wednesday that American officials suggested could have been the source of the coronavirus.
February 2, 2021
Time to team up and solve ‘Long COVID-19’ mystery: WHO
WASHINGTON (AFP) - It is time to start solving the mystery of Long Covid, an aspect of the pandemic blighting millions of lives, the World Health Organization’s leader on post-Covid conditions told AFP.
January 24, 2021
Madinah acknowledged by WHO as among the world’s healthiest cities
GENEVA (92 News) - A unique honor for the city of blessings, the Saudi city of Madinah has been acknowledged by the World Health Organization (WHO) as among the world’s healthiest cities.
January 18, 2021
WHO says expects global COVID deaths to top 100,000 a week
GENEVA (Reuters) - Global deaths from COVID-19 are expected to top 100,000 per week “very soon”, from more than 93,000 reported last week, the World Health Organization’s top emergency expert Mike Ryan said on Monday.
January 14, 2021
WHO team in Wuhan to probe origins of coronavirus as China reports first death in months
WUHAN (AFP) - World Health Organisation's team of experts arrived in Wuhan to investigate the coronavirus from the city where the infection originated from amid reports that China had seen its first COVID-19 death in eight months.
December 22, 2020
WHO members to meet to counter new virus variant
GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) has called a meeting of members for Wednesday to discuss strategies to counter a new, more infectious variant of the coronavirus that has emerged in Britain.
December 5, 2020
WHO hopes to have 500 million vaccine doses via COVAX scheme in Q1 2021 -chief scientist
GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization hopes to have half a billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines available for distribution by the global COVAX initiative in the first quarter of 2021, its chief scientist said on Friday.