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Beijing/Xinhua: Two WHO experts have arrived in China for cooperation on researching the origin of the COVID-19 virus, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Monday. more
WHO to issue new brief on airborne transmission, following ‘active engagement’ with scientists

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) is set to issue a brief on the modes of transmission of the new coronavirus, a senior official said on Tuesday.

COVID-19 pandemic ‘not even close to being over’, WHO chief warns

New York : Nearly six months after the new coronavirus first emerged, the COVID-19 pandemic is “not even close to being over”, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) ...

WHO reports largest single day increase in COVID-19 cases

New York : The World Health Organization (WHO) reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases over the course of Sunday, registering more than 183,000 new infections in 24 ...

World Health Organisation Says Global Coronavirus Tally Topped 8.3Mln

Moscow/Sputnik: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has estimated the overall number of coronavirus cases globally at 8,385,440, with 450,686 people having died from the disease.

Welcoming early results on use of dexamethasone in sickest COVID-19 patients, WHO warns it’s ‘no cure-all’

New York: The UN World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday hailed news from the United Kingdom that a common steroid, dexamethasone, can potentially help save the lives of patients wit ...

COVID-19: Preparations for southern flu season must be a priority: WHO’s Tedros

New York : Despite the ongoing global response to COVID-19, the world cannot lose sight of the significant public health risk posed by influenza, which affects every country every year an ...

WHO concerned about COVID-19 impact on women, children and adolescents

Geneva/Xinhua: The World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday it is "especially concerned" about the impact of COVID-19 on women, children and adolescents.

WHO set to resume hydroxychloroquine trial to fight Coronavirus outbreak

Geneva: Investigations will continue into the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine in treating COVID-19,  , WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus  said.

Record number of countries contribute data revealing disturbing rates of antimicrobial resistance: WHO

Geneva: A record number of countries are now monitoring and reporting on antibiotic resistance - marking a major step forward in the global fight against drug resistance. But the data the ...