New York: Facing another critical juncture in the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) chief told reporters on Friday that a “very tough” few months lie ahead with too many nations seeing an exponential increase in cases.
Moscow/Sputnik: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the antiviral drug remdesivir as the first COVID-19 treatment without having taken into consideration the results of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Solidarity Trial, Soumya Swaminathan, the WHO's chief scientist, said on Friday.
New Delhi/IBNS: The World Health Organization on Monday cautioned against any relaxation of response actions following the recent slight decline in COVID-19 cases in South-East Asia Region, saying the pandemic continues unabated and our response only needs to be strengthened further to curtail virus transmission.
Nay Pyi Taw: World Health Organisation representative in Myanmar has praised India for its role in assisting the neighbouring nation in dealing COVID-19 pandemic.
New Delhi/UNI: COVID-19 has disrupted or halted critical mental health services in 93 per cent of countries worldwide while the demand for mental health is increasing, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
New Delhi/IBNS: India, the second worst Covid-19-affected country in the world, on Tuesday reported a sharp decline in Covid-19 cases as little over 61,000 fresh infections were reported in 24 hours.
Geneva: A set of agreements to make available, for low and middle-income countries, affordable, high-quality COVID-19 antigen rapid tests were on Monday announced by the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator. Organizations involved in the milestone agreement include the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), the Global Fund, Unitaid, and the World Health Organization (WHO).
Geneva/Xinhua: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday urged the international community to help meet a financial gap of 35 billion US dollars for the "Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator" (ACT-Accelerator), a WHO-led global collaboration for the development of COVID-19 diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines.
Belgrade/UNI: The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that the epidemiological situation in Europe, particularly the Balkans is worsening due to the failure of the public to comply with the measures adopted against COVID-19.
New York: Reports from inside Syria are pointing to a much broader spread of COVID-19 than the number of confirmed cases – currently 3,618 – suggests, the UN’s top humanitarian official says.
Moscow/Sputnik: The World Health Organization (WHO) does not register a surge in COVID-19 daily growth in Russia, while the situation is different in Europe, WHO Representative to Russia Melita Vujnovic said on Wednesday.
New York: The world must be ready when the next pandemic comes, the head of the UN World Health Organization (WHO) has said, urging countries to invest more in public health as part of their efforts to recover from COVID-19.
Geneva: World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said the world must be prepared for the next pandemic.
New Delhi/IBNS: The World Health Organization (WHO) is in talks with India about the Asian country's joining the 'COVAX' global vaccine allocation plan, media reports said on Monday.
New Delhi/IBNS: In more worry for the Asian country of 1.3 billion people, India on Saturday reported the biggest daily-spike in Novel Coronavirus cases by adding over 86,000 fresh infections in the last 24 hours.