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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.

World - Africa
10/1/2021 11:44:32 AM
Just two percent of the population, or less, have been fully vaccinated against coronavirus in half of the countries in Africa, the World Health Organization said on Thursday

World - International
9/29/2021 1:04:49 PM
The World Health Organization reported that the global number of new coronavirus cases and deaths continued to fall in the past week, with an estimated 3.3 million new infections and about 55,000 deaths, marking a 10% drop in both

World - Region
9/26/2021 3:59:25 PM
Hospitals in the Syrian capital Damascus and the coastal province of Latakia have reached capacity due to rising coronavirus admissions, a health official said Sunday. We have started transferring Covid-19 patients from the province of Damascus to the (central) province of Homs, and from Latakia to the province of Tartus, Tawfiq Hasaba, a health ministry official, was quoted as saying by Syrian state TV.

World - Region
9/18/2021 11:08:51 AM
The World Health Organization’s director-general said the brain drain among the country’s health workers is particularly worrisome

Business - Economy
9/16/2021 5:52:33 PM
The task force expressed concerns that without urgent steps the world is unlikely to achieve the target of vaccinating at least 40 percent of the population globally by end of 2021

Life & Style - Health
9/9/2021 4:00:00 PM
World Health Organization listed it as a “variant of interest” because of concerns it may make vaccines and treatments less effective, though more evidence is needed

Life & Style - Health
9/2/2021 10:37:16 PM
Currently, more than 55 million people suffer from the degenerative neurological disease, WHO noted, an epidemic that the organization estimated costs $1.3 trillion a year on a global scale

World - International
9/2/2021 8:25:19 PM
'The mu variant has a constellation of mutations that indicate potential properties of immune escape,' the WHO said in a statement

World - International
8/30/2021 5:23:31 PM
WHO said the supplies included trauma kits and emergency health kits enough to cover the basic needs of more than 200,000 people, as well as treat 6,500 trauma patients

World - Africa
8/9/2021 10:26:45 PM
'This is the first time Marburg, a highly infectious disease that causes haemorrhagic fever, has been identified in the country, and in West Africa,' WHO statement said.

World - International
8/5/2021 11:14:07 AM
The global average daily number of new infections over the past seven days stands at more than 600,000, an increase of 68 percent over the seven-day average in mid-June

World - International
8/4/2021 6:37:46 PM
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called on the countries and companies controlling the supply of doses to change gear and ensure more vaccines to less wealthy states

Egypt - Politics
7/14/2021 9:09:58 PM
The minister cited the organization's six-level categories of the epidemiological position and the risk of spreading the virus worldwide

World - International
6/28/2021 10:33:31 AM
The Delta variant is now in 85 countries and is the most contagious of any identified so far, according to the World Health Organization

World - International
6/27/2021 1:29:50 PM
The variant is now in 85 countries and is the most contagious of any Covid-19 strain identified, according to the World Health Organization.

World - Africa
6/18/2021 6:21:30 PM
The World Health Organization voiced alarm at surging Covid-19 cases across Africa, with the spread of new more contagious variants even as vaccination rates remain dangerously low

World - International
6/15/2021 5:15:52 PM
The Delta variant is likely to become the dominant source of new infections in the United States and could lead to new outbreaks in the fall, with unvaccinated Americans being most at risk, an expert said

World - International
6/13/2021 3:39:43 PM
Many of the promised doses will flow through COVAX, a global vaccine buying system backed by the World Health Organization and Gavi, the vaccine alliance

World - Africa
6/11/2021 2:33:15 PM
'Without humanitarian access to scale up our response, an estimated 30,000-plus severely malnourished children in those highly inaccessible areas are at high risk of death,' UNICEF spokesman James Elder told reporters in Geneva

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