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World - Africa
10/19/2022 8:00:51 PM
The World Health Organization chief said Wednesday time was running out to avoid "genocide" in Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray, as Human Rights Watch called for sanctions against Addis Ababa to avert civilian deaths.

Egypt - Health
10/11/2022 7:44:52 PM
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said on Tuesday that Egypt is keen on developing cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) to enhance the healthcare system and medical services in Egypt.

World - International
9/22/2022 7:33:33 PM
The head of the World Health Organization on Thursday tempered his assertion that the end of the Covid-19 pandemic was near, warning that declaring the crisis over was "still a long way off".

World - International
9/17/2022 7:55:56 PM
The World Health Organization raised the alarm Saturday about a ``second disaster`` in the wake of the deadly floods in Pakistan this summer, as doctors and medical workers on the ground race to battle outbreaks of waterborne and other diseases.

World - Africa
9/14/2022 7:01:56 PM
With monkeypox cases subsiding in Europe and parts of North America, many scientists say now is the time to prioritize stopping the virus in Africa.

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 - Region
9/13/2022 3:11:09 PM
The World Health Organization warned Tuesday of a "very high" risk of cholera spreading across Syria after the country recorded its first cases since 2009.

Life & Style - Health
9/8/2022 2:06:31 PM
Nasal COVID-19 vaccines could help to bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control, the World Health Organization said Wednesday after homegrown products were approved in India and China.

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.

Life & Style - Health
8/29/2022 12:02:41 PM
The World Health Organization’s COVID-19 chief said Friday it was time for a reality check on the virus after the millionth death from the disease this year.

World - Africa
8/25/2022 9:08:59 PM
The World Health Organization chief made a passionate appeal for his embattled home region of Tigray in Ethiopia on Thursday, saying he has relatives he cannot communicate with or send money to amid a blockade by government forces.

World - International
8/25/2022 7:09:15 PM
The World Health Organization announced Thursday that a million people had died from Covid-19 in 2022, calling it a "tragic milestone" when all the tools existed to prevent deaths.

World - International
8/25/2022 1:49:40 PM
The number of monkeypox cases reported globally dropped by 21% in the last week, reversing a month-long trend of rising infections and a possible signal the outbreak in Europe may be starting to decline, according to a World Health Organization report issued Thursday.

World - Africa
8/18/2022 12:49:38 PM
Ethiopia's government is criticizing as ``unethical'' the statement by the World Health Organization's director-general that the crisis in the country's Tigray region is ``the worst disaster on Earth'' and his assertion that the lack of attention from global leaders may be due to Tigrayans' skin color.

Life & Style - Health
8/18/2022 11:25:46 AM
Studies are under way to see whether genetic changes in the monkeypox virus are driving the rapid spread of the disease, the World Health Organization told AFP.

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.''

Life & Style - Health
8/14/2022 12:24:27 PM
The World Health Organization says it’s holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox, after some critics raised concerns the name could be derogatory or have racist connotations.

Life & Style - Health
8/11/2022 12:01:11 PM
The number of coronavirus deaths fell by 9% in the last week while new cases remained relatively stable, according to the latest weekly pandemic report released by the World Health Organization.

World - Region
8/4/2022 10:46:59 PM
The United States on Thursday declared monkeypox a public health emergency, a move that should free up new funds, assist in data gathering and allow the deployment of additional personnel in the fight against the disease.

World - International
7/30/2022 2:27:02 PM
The World Health Organization's European office said Saturday that more monkeypox-related deaths can be expected, following reports of the first fatalities outside Africa, while stressing that severe complications were still rare.

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