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Herd immunity is scientifically and ethically problematic – WHO

Herd immunity is achieved by protecting people from a virus, not by exposing them to it. - WHO

WHO concerned with Covid-19 spread in Europe

Half of the European countries have seen their new case count shoot up by more than 10% in the past couple of weeks

Countries must prepare for rise in COVID-19 deaths – WHO

Many countries in Europe have recently re-implemented tough measures to control the spread of coronavirus as in the past weeks there was a rise in infections although the number of deaths has remained stable.

WHO registers record daily rise

The World Health Organisation has reported a record one-day increase in global coronavirus cases, with the total rising by 307,930 in 24 hours.

Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial

The trial was paused last Sunday when a participant fell ill in the United Kingdom.

Europe should brace itself for ‘more deadly’ second wave – WHO

In an exclusive interview with The Telegraph, Dr Hans Kluge, director for the WHO European region, delivered a stark warning to countries beginning to ease their lockdown restrictions, saying that now is the “time for preparation, not celebration”.

We hope this pandemic will be over in two years, WHO...

The Spanish flu killed at least 50 million people while the coronavirus has so far killed almost 800,000 and infected 22.7 million more.

WHO says COVID-19 pandemic is ‘one big wave’, not seasonal

A World Health Organization official on Tuesday described the COVID-19 pandemic as "one big wave" and warned against complacency in the northern hemisphere summer since the infection does not share influenza's tendency to follow seasons.

“COVID-19’s status of ‘pandemic’ has not yet been revoked” – PN

The Nationalist Party (PN) is reminding the public that Covid-19 has been afforded the status of a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO), a status that has not yet been revoked.

Coronavirus cases rise by 1 million in 5 days

The number of coronavirus infections around the world hit 13 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, climbing by a million in just five days.