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World - International
7/27/2022 8:39:27 PM
The World Health Organization on Wednesday welcomed new studies concluding that Covid-19 first emerged at an animal market in China's Wuhan, but insisted it was too early to rule out other theories.

Life & Style - Health
7/27/2022 2:48:59 PM
New York City asked the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday to rename the monkeypox virus to avoid stigmatizing patients who might then hold off on seeking care.

Life & Style - Health
7/25/2022 9:56:42 AM
The European Commission has approved a smallpox vaccine for use against monkeypox after the World Health Organization declared monkeypox a global health emergency, the Danish drugmaker that developed the jab said on Monday.

World - International
7/24/2022 4:45:39 PM
The White House said Sunday it was confident authorities could "eliminate" monkeypox from the United States by speeding up the rollout of vaccinations and treatment to combat the virus's spread.

World - International
7/23/2022 6:36:29 PM
The expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an ``extraordinary'' situation that qualifies as a global emergency, the World Health Organization chief said Saturday, a declaration that could spur further investment in treating the once-rare disease and worsen the scramble for scarce vaccines.

World - International
7/19/2022 1:00:11 PM
The World Health Organization said Tuesday that coronavirus cases have tripled across Europe in the past six weeks, accounting for nearly half of all infections globally. Hospitalization rates have also doubled, although intensive care admissions have remained low.

World - Africa
7/17/2022 10:13:13 PM
The World Health Organization has declared Ghana's first outbreak of the Ebola-like Marburg virus disease after labs confirmed the infections in two cases announced earlier this month.

World - Africa
7/9/2022 6:59:35 PM
The World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with the Kenyan government Saturday launched the Health Emergency Hub to enhance response to health emergencies in Africa.

Life & Style - Health
7/5/2022 9:40:16 AM
The Democratic Republic of Congo declared its latest Ebola outbreak over on Monday, the World Health Organization said, more than two months after the virus re-emerged in the country’s northwest.

Life & Style - Health
7/1/2022 5:11:18 PM
The World Health Organization's Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched on the continent.

World - International
6/30/2022 1:10:46 PM
The number of new coronavirus cases rose by 18% in the last week, with more than 4.1 million cases reported globally, according to the World Health Organization.

World - International
6/29/2022 8:01:46 PM
The World Health Organization on Wednesday appealed for vigilance to ensure monkeypox does not spread among more vulnerable groups, such as children.

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
6/21/2022 10:58:37 PM
France has detected 277 cases of monkeypox, health authorities said Tuesday, including the first case in the country of a woman contracting the virus.

Life & Style - Health
6/17/2022 6:30:29 PM
The World Health Organization on Friday called on all nations to invest more in mental health, saying "the suffering is enormous" and has been made worse by the COVID pandemic.

World - International
6/15/2022 8:51:56 PM
Governments, health partners and civil society need to act together with urgency to keep monkeypox at bay in the European region, Hans Kluge, the World Health Organization's (WHO) regional director for Europe, said here on Wednesday.

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 - Africa
6/13/2022 9:17:15 PM
More than 150 people have died during a resurgence of cholera in Cameroon over the last eight months, the United Nations said on Monday.

Life & Style - Health
6/10/2022 12:36:49 PM
Over two years after the coronavirus was first detected in China, and after at least 6.3 million deaths have been counted worldwide from the pandemic, the World Health Organization is recommending that a deeper probe is required into whether a lab accident may be to blame.

World - International
6/8/2022 8:00:20 PM
The number of new coronavirus cases and deaths reported globally fell everywhere last week except the Middle East and Southeast Asia, according to the World Health Organization.

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