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Ethiopia accuses Tigrayan WHO chief of backing dissident region
Ethiopia's army chief on Thursday accused WHO boss Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus -- the country's highest-profile Tigrayan abroad -- of lobbying for and seeking to arm leaders in the conflict-torn dissident region.
Vaccine will not be enough to stop pandemic: WHO chief
The head of the World Health Organization said Monday that a vaccine would not by itself stop the coronavirus pandemic.
WHO chief in quarantine after contact tests positive for COVID-19
The World Health Organization chief said late Sunday that he was self-quarantining after someone he had been in contact with tested positive for Covid-19, but stressed he had no symptoms.
Why more people are dying from mental disorders - WHO
The World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, warned that about one billion people are living with mental disorders, three million die yearly from harmful use of alcohol, while one person dies every 40 seconds through suicide.
WHO warns there may never be a COVID-19 'silver bullet'
The World Health Organization warned Monday that there might never be a "silver bullet" for the new coronavirus, despite the rush to discover effective vaccines.
How compulsory BCG vaccination reduces COVID-19 spread, deaths, by study
Does the mandatory vaccination against tuberculosis stop the spread of coronavirus and reduce the associated deaths? This is the puzzle a recent survey has unraveled.
Global summit debates better post-COVID-19 work environment
To ensure a better world environment post-COVID-19 pandemic, global leaders have suggested ways to tackle the vulnerabilities associated with the outbreak. The leaders, which comprise Heads of State and Government, and prominent global employers’ and trade union leaders, identified some of the vulnerabilities as lack of social protection, the informal economy, inequality, and climate…
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.