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New York: Major health risks are unfolding in Pakistan as unprecedented flooding continues, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Wednesday, warning of the threat of further spread of malaria, dengue fever and other water and vector-borne diseases. more
WHO recommends two new lifesaving medicines to treat Ebola

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for countries to improve access to two lifesaving Ebola medicines, in its first guidelines on the viral disease, published on Frid ...

‘Do one thing’ to save lives on World Drowning Prevention Day: WHO

New York: More than 236,000 people die annually from drowning - among the leading causes of death for those aged one to 24 years, and the third leading cause of injury deaths worldwide ov ...

WHO declares monkeypox global health emergency as cases rise

The World Health Organisation has declared the rapidly spreading monkeypox disease a global health emergency, which is its highest level of alert, WHO's Director-General Tedros Adhano ...

WHO Monkeypox is not presently a global public health emergency

New York: The monkeypox outbreak does not currently constitute a global public health concern, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday, though “intense response efforts ...

WHO to ascertain if Monkeypox should be declared ‘Emergency of International Concern’

New York: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Tuesday that the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee has been convened due to the spread of the Mon ...

At least 643 cases of Monkeypox detected across 26 non-endemic states, says WHO

Geneva/UNI/Sputnik: At least 643 monkeypox cases in humans have been registered in 26 non-endemic countries by early June, Emerging Diseases and Zoonoses Lead at the World Health Organiza ...

WHO cautions monkeypox spread may not be contained

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) is currently not confident that the spread of monkeypox can be completely contained, Hans Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe, said.

WHO upgrades global monkeypox threat to 'moderate'

Washington: The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday announced that it has decided to upgrade the threat from monkeypox to the world to 'moderate' from 'low', as the ...

Tedros re-elected to lead the World Health Organization

New York: The Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday, re-elected Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to serve a second five-year term as Director-General of the world&rsqu ...