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Life & Style - Health
1/10/2023 12:07:02 PM
Since publication of this article, the World Health Organization has said that there is "no conclusive evidence" that snakes were the source of the virus, although the exact viral intermediate host remains unknown.

World - International
1/6/2023 7:10:41 PM
As COVID-19 rips through China, other countries and the World Health Organization are calling on its government to share more comprehensive data on the outbreak. Some even say many of the numbers it's reporting are meaningless.

World - International
1/4/2023 7:37:31 PM
The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday the agency is "concerned about the risk to life in China'' amid the coronavirus' explosive spread across the country and the lack of outbreak data from the Chinese government.

Life & Style - Health
12/31/2022 1:07:04 PM
The World Health Organization met Chinese officials for talks on Friday about the surge in Covid-19 cases, urging them to share real-time data so other countries can respond effectively.

World - International
12/21/2022 8:23:37 PM
The head of the World Health Organization said the agency is ``very concerned'' about rising reports of severe coronavirus disease across China after the country largely abandoned its "zero COVID'' policy, warning that its lagging vaccination rate could result in large numbers of vulnerable people getting infected.

Life & Style - Health
12/17/2022 12:41:21 PM
While the World Health Organization hopes Covid-19 will soon no longer be considered a public health emergency, it has warned the virus itself is here to stay.

World - Africa
12/8/2022 6:03:10 PM
Uganda on Thursday received its first shipment of trial vaccines against a strain of Ebola that has claimed dozens of lives, amid cautious optimism the outbreak could soon be over.

World - Africa
12/3/2022 9:04:39 PM
The UN's World Health Organization said Friday it still did not have unfettered access to bring humanitarian aid into Ethiopia's war-torn northern Tigray region, one month after the ceasefire.

World - International
12/2/2022 6:12:24 PM
A top official at the World Health Organization said the U.N. agency was ``pleased'' to see China loosening some of its coronavirus restrictions, saying ``it's really important that governments listen to their people when the people are in pain.''

Life & Style - Health
11/28/2022 4:11:11 PM
The World Health Organization has renamed monkeypox as mpox, citing concerns the original name of the decades-old animal disease could be construed as discriminatory and racist.

Life & Style - Health
11/23/2022 8:43:01 PM
The World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say measles immunization has dropped significantly since the coronavirus pandemic began, resulting in a record high of nearly 40 million children missing a vaccine dose last year.

World - War in Ukraine
11/21/2022 8:16:03 PM
The World Health Organization on Monday warned that the upcoming winter would be "life-threatening" for millions of Ukrainians after a series of devastating Russian attacks on the country's energy grid.

World - Africa
11/16/2022 6:10:50 PM
The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that he expects the first doses of Ebola vaccine targeting the strain behind an outbreak in Uganda to arrive in the country next week.

Life & Style - Health
11/9/2022 11:54:48 AM
The World Health Organization said at least 15,000 people had died so far this year in Europe because of hot weather.

COP27 - Climate change
11/8/2022 4:08:24 PM
The World Health Organization (WHO) has opened its pavilion at 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) by unveiling a sculpture that symbolises the impact of climate change on human health.

COP27 - Climate change
11/7/2022 7:59:24 PM
At least 15,000 people have died in Europe because of hot weather in 2022 so far, the World Health Organization said Monday, with Spain and Germany among the worst-affected countries.

Life & Style - Health
11/1/2022 9:31:29 PM
The World Health Organization said Tuesday that its emergency committee had determined that monkeypox should continue to be classified as a global health emergency.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
10/28/2022 1:34:00 PM
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it will host in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust, a London-based charitable foundation, the Health Pavilion at the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), which is due to be held in Sharm El Sheikh on 6-18 November.

Life & Style - Health
10/28/2022 1:04:39 PM
The number of people infected with tuberculosis, including the kind resistant to drugs, rose globally for the first time in years, according to a report by the World Health Organization.

World - Region
10/23/2022 11:39:57 AM
Cholera is making a comeback in Lebanon as approximately 18 cases were already confirmed in the country as of Oct. 10, just days after the first case was detected, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Lebanese Ministry of Health Sunday.

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