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World - International
9/14/2022 6:16:19 PM
The number of newly reported Covid-19 cases has dropped dramatically, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, urging the world to seize the opportunity to end the pandemic.

World - International
9/7/2022 9:38:20 PM
The number of new coronavirus cases fell everywhere in the world last week by about 12%, according to the World Health Organization’s latest weekly review of the pandemic issued Wednesday.

World - International
8/31/2022 8:16:42 PM
More than 50,000 monkeypox cases have been recorded in the global outbreak, WHO figures showed Wednesday, but transmission is slowing in the virus hotspots of Europe and the United States.

World - Africa
8/18/2022 8:04:32 PM
The Ethiopian government on Thursday accused Tigrayan rebels of lacking any interest in peace talks to try to end the devastating 21-month war in the north of the country.

World - Africa
8/17/2022 8:28:59 PM
The head of the World Health Organization described the persistent crisis in Ethiopia's Tigray region as ``the worst disaster on Earth'' and wondered aloud Wednesday if the reason global leaders have not responded was due to ``the color of the skin of the people in Tigray.''

World - International
8/10/2022 9:20:39 PM
Since May, nearly 90 countries have reported more than 31,000 cases of monkeypox.

World - International
6/29/2022 6:55:32 PM
The World Health Organization warned Wednesday that the US Supreme Court's ruling ending the nationwide right to abortion risked having a detrimental impact far beyond the United States.

World - International
6/14/2022 9:12:04 PM
The World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee of experts to determine if the expanding monkeypox outbreak that has mysteriously spread outside Africa should be considered a global health emergency.

World - International
6/9/2022 9:38:35 AM
The risk of monkeypox becoming established in non-endemic nations is real, the WHO warned Wednesday, with more than a thousand cases now confirmed in such countries.

World - International
5/24/2022 12:47:20 PM
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is expected to be confirmed by the U.N. health agency's member countries for a second five-year term on Tuesday.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/2/2022 6:42:11 PM
The World Health Organization says its first shipment of medical supplies for invasion-hit Ukraine will arrive in neighboring Poland on Thursday, calling for a humanitarian corridor to ease delivery in the face of a crisis with ``ordinary civilians being broken'' in the fighting.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
2/27/2022 7:09:19 PM
The World Health Organization on Sunday called for a safe corridor through Poland to deliver critical medical aid to Ukraine and warned that hospital oxygen supplies in the country were dangerously low.

World - International
2/23/2022 6:40:20 PM
The World Health Organization is creating a global training center to help poorer countries make vaccines, antibodies and cancer treatments using the messenger RNA technology that has successfully been used to make COVID-19 vaccines.

World - International
2/9/2022 5:15:32 PM
The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday he had met with the Taliban's health minister for talks on the "dire" health and humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.

World - Africa
1/14/2022 1:00:56 PM
Ethiopia has asked the UN health agency to investigate its chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for "harmful misinformation" and "misconduct", accusing him of backing rebels in his native war-torn Tigray region.

World - International
1/12/2022 6:57:00 PM
The Omicron variant of Covid-19 is dangerous -- and especially so for those who have not been vaccinated against the disease, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.

World - International
12/22/2021 7:27:15 PM
The World Health Organization chief warned Wednesday that the rush in wealthy countries to roll out additional Covid vaccine doses was deepening the inequity in access to jabs that is prolonging the pandemic.

World - International
12/14/2021 11:30:11 PM
The new coronavirus variant Omicron is spreading at an unprecedented rate, the WHO said Tuesday, urging countries to act swiftly to rein in transmission and protect their health systems.

World - Africa
11/12/2021 8:46:36 PM
Ethiopia's conflict-torn Tigray region is under "effective blockade", the World Health Organization chief said Friday, warning that people were starving to death and dying from lack of access to medicines.

World - Region
10/6/2021 7:24:52 PM
The World Health Organization recommended Wednesday that the world's first malaria vaccine should be given to children across Africa, in a move officials hope will spur stalled efforts to curb the spread of the parasitic disease.

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