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World - International
2/11/2022 6:22:12 PM
The head of the World Health Organization said Friday the acute phase of the pandemic could end this year, if around 70 percent of the world gets vaccinated.

World - Africa
2/9/2022 6:57:32 PM
Thirty-two people have died in an outbreak of cholera in the central-western African state of Cameroon, the authorities said Wednesday.

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 - International
2/5/2022 8:56:12 PM
The head of the World Health Organization met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday for talks on Covid-19, including on the stalled investigation into the pandemic's origins.

World - International
2/4/2022 12:59:24 PM
Direct international flights to Bali have resumed for the first time in two years as Indonesia opens the resort island to foreign travelers from all countries, but mandatory quarantine remains in place for all visitors.

World - International
2/3/2022 4:10:55 PM
The World Health Organization on Thursday offered Europe hope of a "long period of tranquility" and even "enduring peace" in the war on coronavirus, with a growing list of nations lifting almost all Covid curbs.

Life & Style - Health
2/2/2022 11:42:17 AM
The World Health Organization chief warned that it is too early for countries to either declare victory over Covid-19 or give up attempts to halt transmission

World - International
2/1/2022 10:57:45 PM
The World Health Organization chief said Tuesday that 90 million cases of coronavirus have been reported since the omicron variant was first identified 10 weeks ago _ amounting to more than in all of 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

World - International
1/27/2022 7:05:39 PM
Staffers have accused the top director of the World Health Organization in the Western Pacific of racist, unethical and abusive behavior that has undermined the UN health agency's efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic.

World - International
1/16/2022 5:30:53 PM
A World Health Organization official warned last week of a ``closing window of opportunity'' for European countries to prevent their health care systems from being overwhelmed as the omicron variant produces near-vertical growth in coronavirus infections.

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
1/11/2022 2:59:34 PM
More than half of people in Europe are on track to contract the Omicron coronavirus variant in the next two months if infections continue at current rates, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

World - International
1/8/2022 3:24:22 PM
The world recorded more than two million daily coronavirus cases on average between January 1 and 7 with figures doubling in 10 days, an AFP tally showed on Saturday.

World - International
1/6/2022 7:23:40 PM
The World Health Organization said Thursday a record 9.5 million cases of COVID-19 were tallied around the world over the last week, noting a 71% surge in the weekly count of infections amounting to a ‘tsunami’ as the new omicron variant sweeps worldwide.

Life & Style - Health
1/2/2022 9:57:55 AM
The risk posed by the Omicron variant is still "very high", the World Health Organization said , after Covid-19 case numbers shot up by 11 percent globally .

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
12/21/2021 9:13:00 PM
The World Health Organization's top official in Europe urged governments on Tuesday to prepare for a ``significant surge'' in coronavirus cases across the continent due to the omicron variant, which is already dominant in several countries.

World - International
12/21/2021 6:09:54 PM
The World Health Organization on Tuesday approved a Covid vaccine made by US pharma giant Novavax for emergency use, after the European Union medicines regulator gave it the green light.

World - International
12/20/2021 7:45:01 PM
The World Health Organization chief called Monday for the world to pull together and make the difficult decisions needed to end the Covid-19 pandemic within the next year.

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.

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