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New York: Governments and pharmaceutical companies need to work together in a better way, to deliver vaccines “to every person, everywhere” – not simply in the wealthiest nations, said the UN chief on Friday. more
Omicron strain spread might lead to end of Covid-19 pandemic, believes expert

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: The spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant may result in the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, the professor of Russia's Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidem ...

World ‘dangerously unprepared’ for future pandemics unless leaders tackle inequalities, UNAIDS warns

New York: Unless leaders tackle stark inequalities, the world could face 7.7 million AIDS-related deaths over the next 10 years, the Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) warned on ...

Pandemic impact ‘tip of the iceberg’ after years of neglecting child mental health

New York: COVID-19 has taken a toll on the mental health of children and young people, and impacts could be felt for many years to come, UN children’s agency, UNICEF, warned on Tues ...

‘We can end the pandemic’, UN chief says in new call for global vaccine plan

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday repeated his call for a global COVID-19 vaccination plan to boost production and reach millions over the coming months, ...

WHO warns of ‘two-track pandemic’ as cases decline but vaccine inequity persists

New York: Even though COVID-19 cases and deaths have declined in recent weeks, the world is facing a “two-track pandemic”, the UN’s top health official said on Monday in ...

Some light at the end of the tunnel’ as pandemic turns one: Anotnio Guterres

New York: After 12 months where the world has faced “a tsunami of suffering”, the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines represents “some light at the end of the tunnel” sai ...

World must be ready for the next pandemic, UN says on first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness

New York: The United Nations is commemorating the first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness on Sunday, underscoring the need to learn lessons from the coronavirus pandemic, and urg ...

Pandemic shocks world, reinforces need for multilateralism, says Estonian President

New York: The COVID-19 pandemic gave the world “a thorough shock” and taught several lessons on the realities of climate change, the President of Estonia said to the UN Genera ...

Pandemic has exposed need for better cooperation mechanisms in crisis situations, Colombian President tells UN

New York: Facing the coronavirus pandemic, the global community is at an inflection point, which should spur fresh thinking about broader international cooperation and way to ensure a sus ...