Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
WHO launches pandemic response probe
The World Health Organization, which faced fierce US criticism over its handling of the coronavirus crisis, launched an independent panel on Thursday to review its response to the pandemic.
WHO warns of 'accelerating' pandemic as Brazil reaches 50,000 deaths
The World Health Organization sent out a fresh warning on Monday over the dangers of the new coronavirus even as France returned to life by staging an annual music festival and sending millions of children back to school.
WHO endorses dexamethasone for treating chronic COVID-19 cases
The World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday endorsed dexamethasone as ‘cure’ drug for saving lives of critically ill coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients. Dexamethasone is a breakthrough in the global race to discover safe and effective drug for treatment and prevention of the disease.
WHO backs masks where virus widespread, distancing tough
The World Health Organization on Friday backed the use of fabric facemasks in places where the new coronavirus is widespread and physical distancing is difficult, in a change of advice.
Why Africa records lowest COVID-19 cases, deaths, by WHO
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that Africa is doing better than other continents in the management of the coronavirus pandemic with lowest number of cases and deaths so far recorded.
How churches, mosques, schools should plan reopening, by government
Life may no longer be the same again, the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) said yesterday, as it cautioned churches, mosques and businesses to prepare for a change...
WHO faces virus probe after Trump threat
The World Health Organization agreed Tuesday to launch an investigation into its coronavirus response, as Beijing accused Washington of shirking its responsibility after President Donald...
EU backs WHO after Trump pull-out threat
The European Union backed the World Health Organisation and multilateral efforts to fight the coronavirus on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump threatened to quit the global agency.
Trump threatens to pull out of WHO over virus response, China
President Donald Trump has threatened to pull the US out of the World Health Organization, accusing it of botching the global coronavirus response and of being a "puppet of China."