Tag: World Health Organisation

More than 70 countries at risk of running out of HIV...

Twenty-four countries reported having either a critically low stock of antiretroviral medicine or disruptions in the supplies.

Lack of global leadership is ‘greatest threat’ in fighting pandemic, says...

The lack of global leadership and unity to fight the coronavirus is a bigger threat than the outbreak itself, the head of the World Health Organization said on Monday, adding that politicisation of the pandemic had made it worse.

WHO reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases

Meanwhile, Germany's coronavirus reproduction rate jumped to 2.88, up from 1.79 a day earlier.

Bolsonaro threatens WHO exit as COVID-19 kills ‘a Brazilian per minute’

A new Brazilian record for daily COVID-19 fatalities pushed the county's death toll past that of Italy late on Thursday, but Bolsonaro continues to argue for quickly lifting state isolation orders, arguing that the economic costs outweigh public health risks.

Wear masks in public says WHO, in update of COVID-19 advice

The World Health Organization (WHO) updated its guidance on Friday to recommend that governments ask everyone to wear fabric face masks in public areas where there is a risk of transmission of COVID-19 to help reduce the spread of the pandemic disease.

EU launches new COVID-19 fundraising to address concerns over equal access

The new initiative, named "Global Goal: Unite For Our Future", is meant to raise tens of billions of dollars with private and public donations.

Europe sees two deaths, multiple cases of COVID-linked syndrome in children

The Swedish-based European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said in a risk report that two children had succumbed to the condition: one in Britain and one in France.

WHO says ‘extreme vigilance’ needed in exit from lockdowns

WHO says 'extreme vigilance' needed in exit from lockdownsThe World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that "extreme vigilance" was needed as countries begin to exit from lockdowns imposed to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, amid global concerns about a second wave of infections.

WHO urges countries to investigate early COVID-19 cases

The findings help to better understand the potential virus circulation of COVID-19.

Watch: 10-day global film festival to benefit WHO COVID-19 fund

Film aficionados will be able to discover and watch films during this first ever 10-day global film festival co-curated by over 20 film festivals from across the world.