WHO fears 236,000 more Covid deaths in Europe by Dec 1
The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday it feared another 236,000 Covid-19 deaths in Europe by December 1, expressing concern about stagnating vaccination rates and low uptake in poorer countries.
WHO warns of 'long term' Covid impact on mental health
The mental health impact of the pandemic will be "long-term and far-reaching", the World Health Organization said Thursday, as experts and leaders called for action on Covid-linked anxiety and stress. "Everyone is affected in one way or another," the WHO said in a statement at the start of a two-day meeting in Athens with health…
Vaccines effective against variants but overseas travel still not safe: WHO
Progress against the coronavirus pandemic remains "fragile" and international travel should be avoided, a World Health Organization director warned Thursday, while stressing that authorised vaccines work against variants of concern.
Europe vaccine rollout 'unacceptably slow', case surge 'worrying': WHO
The World Health Organization on Thursday slammed Europe's "unacceptably slow" vaccine rollout and said the region's surge in coronavirus infections was "worrying".