How to prevent ill-health effects of cell phones, Wi-Fi, by experts
Until now, numerous recent scientific publications have shown that non-ionising electromagnetic fields (EMF) affects living organisms at levels well below most international and national guidelines. Effects include increased cancer risk, cellular stress, increase in harmful free radicals, genetic damages, structural and functional changes of the reproductive system, learning and memory deficits, neurological disorders, and negative…
Large sports crowds 'unrealistic' this year: WHO
The World Health Organization said Wednesday it was "unrealistic" to expect large crowds at sports events this year in countries suffering from the community-level transmission of the new coronavirus.
WHO urges Russia to follow guidelines on virus vaccine
The World Health Organization on Tuesday urged Russia to follow the established guidelines for producing safe and effective vaccines after Moscow announced plans to start swiftly producing COVID-19 jabs.
Nigeria misses out on COVID-19 vaccine trials
Experts are worried that Nigeria is not participating in the ongoing clinical trials on COVID-19 vaccines, unlike South Africa and Egypt. The concern is anchored on the fear
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.
WHO, others urge better support for breastfeeding mothers
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate this year’s World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), which starts today, national and international bodies, including the World Health Organisation
WHO's emergency panel reviews pandemic
Six months after sounding its top alarm over the new coronavirus outbreak, the WHO's emergency committee meets for a fourth time Friday to assess the raging pandemic.
Why non-pharmaceutical interventions are most effective against COVID-19
Last week Tuesday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) acknowledged “evidence emerging” of the airborne spread of the novel coronavirus after a group of scientists urged the global body to update ...