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Two-thirds of world’s population joined COVAX Facility: WHO

Two-thirds of world’s population joined COVAX Facility: WHO

🕔13:14, 22.Sep 2020

Geneva, Sep 22  A total of 156 economies representing nearly two-thirds of the world’s population have joined the COVAX Facility, an international initiative to ensure equitable global access to vaccines against the novel coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.

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Single-day Covid-19 cases hit record high: WHO

Single-day Covid-19 cases hit record high: WHO

🕔09:40, 14.Sep 2020

Geneva, Sep 14  The number of single-day coronavirus cases globally has hit a new record high, said the World Health Organization (WHO). In a statement on Sunday, the WHO said that there were 307,930 new cases globally in the last

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Covid-19 pandemic affecting mental health of millions: WHO

Covid-19 pandemic affecting mental health of millions: WHO

🕔11:54, 28.Aug 2020

Geneva, Aug 28 Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), said that the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of millions of people. “For many people, the lack of social interaction caused by the

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WHO starts discussions on Russia Covid-19 vaccine

WHO starts discussions on Russia Covid-19 vaccine

🕔13:52, 21.Aug 2020

London, Aug 21  The World Health Organisation (WHO) has started talks with Russia with the aim of garnering more information on a Covid-19 vaccine that the country last week approved even before starting the crucial phase-3 trial, the media reported.

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WHO warns against complacency among lower-risk groups

WHO warns against complacency among lower-risk groups

🕔18:02, 18.Aug 2020

Geneva, Aug 18 The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that people in their 20s, 30s and 40s, who are unaware that they are infected with the Covid-19, are driving the spread of the deadly virus, it was reported on Tuesday.

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COVID-19 re-infection not confirmed: WHO expert

COVID-19 re-infection not confirmed: WHO expert

🕔07:35, 14.Aug 2020

Geneva, Aug 14 A senior expert of the World Health Organization (WHO) said that although there are some cases suggesting that an individual may have been re-infected with COVID-19, it’s still not confirmed. Maria Van Kerkhove, technical lead on COVID-19

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WHO-sponsored plan for new COVID-19 tools has shown results: Tedros

WHO-sponsored plan for new COVID-19 tools has shown results: Tedros

🕔07:34, 14.Aug 2020

Geneva, Aug 14  The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the WHO-sponsored plan for new COVID-19 tools has shown results. Speaking at a virtual press conference from Geneva on Thursday, the WHO chief said the plan,

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WHO in contact with Russia on new COVID-19 vaccine: spokesman

WHO in contact with Russia on new COVID-19 vaccine: spokesman

🕔08:12, 12.Aug 2020

Geneva, Aug 12  The World Health Organization (WHO) is in close contact with Russia regarding a possible pre-qualification of the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine, a WHO spokesman said. “We are in close contact with the Russian health authorities and discussions

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Maintain essential health services during COVID-19: WHO

Maintain essential health services during COVID-19: WHO

🕔18:29, 6.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 6  The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged member countries in the South-East Asian region to maintain essential health services and accelerate resumption of disrupted health care services hit by the coronavirus pandemic, as an integral

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COVID-19 pandemic “once in a century”, but still “in our hands”: WHO

COVID-19 pandemic “once in a century”, but still “in our hands”: WHO

🕔07:16, 4.Aug 2020

Geneva, Aug 4  The chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) said that the COVID-19 pandemic is “a once-in-a-century health crisis,” but it is still “in our hands.” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a virtual press conference on

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WHO chief highlights role of young people in fighting COVID-19

WHO chief highlights role of young people in fighting COVID-19

🕔07:11, 31.Jul 2020

Geneva, July 31 The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus highlighted the role of young people in curbing the COVID-19 outbreak. “Although older people are at a higher risk of severe disease, younger people are at risk too. One

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WHO expert calls for quick response to COVID-19 resurgence

WHO expert calls for quick response to COVID-19 resurgence

🕔11:09, 28.Jul 2020

Geneva, July 28  Governments should react quickly and communicate transparently to ensure small numbers of COVID-19 cases and clusters don’t “reignite sustained and efficient community transmission”, said a senior expert of the World Health Organization (WHO). Michael Ryan, executive director

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UN agencies launch database of laws to help COVID-19 response

UN agencies launch database of laws to help COVID-19 response

🕔07:25, 23.Jul 2020

Geneva, July 23  United Nations (UN) agencies launched a database of laws that countries had implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help protect the health and well-being of individuals and communities. The COVID-19 Law Lab initiative gathers and

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Kazakhstan is working closely with the World Health Organisation to combat COVID-19

Kazakhstan is working closely with the World Health Organisation to combat COVID-19

🕔17:07, 18.Jul 2020

On July 17, in his video address for the press conference of the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan in Nur-Sultan, Dr. Hans Kluge, the WHO Regional Director for Europe, noted the following: “Having received over the past few months new

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Covid-19 threatens to exacerbate conflict, humanitarian crises: WHO

Covid-19 threatens to exacerbate conflict, humanitarian crises: WHO

🕔08:05, 18.Jul 2020

Geneva, July 18 Covid-19 threatens to exacerbate many issues the world is facing, such as years of conflict and other humanitarian crises, the chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned, while calling for continuity of essential health services.

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Nations heading in wrong direction with Covid-19 : WHO

Nations heading in wrong direction with Covid-19 : WHO

🕔08:56, 14.Jul 2020

Geneva, July 14  There will be no return to the “old normal” for the foreseeable future as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and too many countries were still headed in the wrong direction, the chief of the World

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India records 7.42 lakh coronavirus cases, 20,642 deaths

India records 7.42 lakh coronavirus cases, 20,642 deaths

🕔11:32, 8.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 8 India recorded over 22,752 new cases and 482 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally to 7,42,417 with 20,642 deaths, Health Ministry’s data revealed on Wednesday. According to the data, out of total

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WHO first got virus outbreak info from its office, not China

WHO first got virus outbreak info from its office, not China

🕔18:55, 4.Jul 2020

Geneva, July 4  China did not come forward on its own to report to the World Health Organization (WHO) that it had a problem in Wuhan following the virus outbreak late last year, according to the updated information the UN

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WHO urges countries to wake up, take control’ of COVID-19

WHO urges countries to wake up, take control’ of COVID-19

🕔11:10, 4.Jul 2020

Geneva, July 4  The World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic to “wake up” to the situation on the ground and to “take control” of the spread of the virus. “People need to wake up.

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Living with COVID-19 to be new normal as global cases top 10 mln: WHO

Living with COVID-19 to be new normal as global cases top 10 mln: WHO

🕔07:34, 30.Jun 2020

Geneva, June 30  The chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) said that all countries living with COVID-19 will be the new normal in the coming months, as the pandemic had already infected more than 10 million people worldwide, including

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