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COVID-19 tests should play a larger role in travel -WHO
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WHO warns hospitals struggling as COVID-19 surge in Europe continues
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New COVID-19 records across Europe as restrictions reimposed
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Ireland, Wales to re-enter lockdown as COVID-19 surges in Europe
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John Oliver Calls Out Trump Over Plans to Cut Ties With World Health Organization | THR News
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Paris heads into curfew as Europe battles soaring COVID caseload
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COVID-19: Restrictions tighten further in Europe amid second wave of infections
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Remdesivir has little effect on COVID deaths: WHO
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YouTube to remove videos with COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
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WHO Chief Slams ‘Unethical’ Use of Herd Immunity as COVID-19 Response
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‘No new answers’ says WHO as it reports record 350,000 daily coronavirus cases
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COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan chairs WHO Executive Board special session
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Therapeutic, vaccines for whole world is only way out of this pandemic: Harsh Vardhan
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WHO Director-General wishes Trump a swift Covid-19 recovery
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1 mln COVID-19 deaths "a very sad milestone"- WHO
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Rapid COVID-19 tests that give results 'in minutes' to be rolled out in poorer countries
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Europe has 'a lot of work to do' to prevent COVID-19 transmission, WHO expert warns
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Covid 19 coronavirus: World Health Organisation study finds remdesivir didn't help patientsA large study led by the World Health Organisation suggests that the antiviral drug remdesivir did not help hospitalised Covid-19 patients, in contrast to an earlier study that made the medicine a..
Europe races to combat second wave of coronavirus with new lockdownsAs thousands of new cases of COVID-19 emerge across Europe, the World Health Organization is warning leaders to step up with tougher lockdown measures. Charlie D’Agata takes a closer look.
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Coronavirus: Europe's tough restrictions 'absolutely necessary'The World Health Organization's warning comes as major European cities impose urgent new rules.
Young, healthy people may not get Covid vaccine until 2022: WHOSwaminathan also stressed that health workers and those at highest risks should be prioritised. She indicated that, despite the many vaccine trials being undertaken, speedy, mass shots were unlikely,..
Global Covid report: young and healthy may not get vaccine until 2022, WHO saysHealthy, young people may have to wait until 2022 to be vaccinated against coronavirus, according to the World Health Organization’s chief scientist, who says health workers and those at highest..
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WHO praises India's Aarogya Setu app, says it helped in identifying COVID-19 clustersThe Aarogya Setu app, a mobile application that was launched by the Government of India for protecting the citizens during COVID-19, has now been lauded by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Covid-19 coronavirus: WHO warns against pursuing herd immunityThe head of the World Health Organisation warned against the idea that herd immunity might be a realistic strategy to stop the pandemic, dismissing such proposals as "simply unethical."At a media..
Coronavirus: WHO head calls herd immunity approach 'immoral'Dr Ghebreyesus said allowing coronavirus to spread unchecked would cause unnecessary suffering and death.
WHO: Letting virus spread to reach herd immunity is "unethical""Herd immunity is achieved by protecting people from a virus, not by exposing them to it," said the head of the World Health Organization.
Covid 19 coronavirus: World Health Organisation backflips on virus stance by condemning lockdownsThe World Health Organisation has backflipped on its original COVID-19 stance after calling for world leaders to stop locking down their countries and economies.Dr David Nabarro from the WHO appealed..
WHO warns Europe to take action as COVID-19 cases surgeThe World Health Organization has called on Europe to take urgent action as coronavirus cases continue to surge across the continent. New restrictions are being imposed on many key European cities, as..
Covid 19 coronavirus: WHO reports new daily global record tops 350,000 casesThe World Health Organisation has announced a new daily record high in coronavirus cases confirmed worldwide, with more than 350,000 infections reported to the UN health agency on Friday.The new daily..
China joins COVAX alliance for global distribution of its COVID-19 vaccinesChina has officially joined the World Health Organization's (WHO) COVAX alliance to equitably distribute COVID-19 vaccines around the globe, ending speculation that it wants to supply them on its own..
The U.S. Used to Write the Rules—Now China DoesLink Copied Back in May, when President Donald Trump called for America to stop funding the World Health Organization, he presented a list of the WHO’s recent failures: the organization’s initial..
WHO, Greta or press watchdogs for Nobel Peace Prize?The World Health Organization is the bookies' favourite to win the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, though experts say Greta Thunberg or press freedom groups are also strong contenders. The peace..
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Drowning our sorrows? American adults are drinking more alcohol during COVID-19, study finds.The World Health Organization in April warned that alcohol consumption can put people at increased risk of contracting the coronavirus.
Covid-19 coronavirus: Ten per cent of world's people may have been infectedThe head of emergencies at the World Health Organisation said today that the agency's "best estimates" indicate roughly one in 10 people worldwide may have been infected by the coronavirus.That's more..
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WHO invites Covid vaccine manufacturers in late stage trials for emergency use listingThe World Health Organisation has made the first call inviting manufacturers of Covid-19 vaccine candidates in late phase 2 and phase 3 clinical trials to seek from it prequalification and/or emergency..
UN needs ‘immediate infusion’ of $15 B for global vaccine fundWASHINGTON — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Wednesday for an “immediate infusion” of $15 billion to a global pool for the procurement and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines at a..
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Deaths hit 1 million – how many more lives will it claim?Coronavirus has now claimed the lives of one million people across the globe. But the death toll is likely to reach two million unless we get the pandemic properly under control, a senior World Health..
1 million Covid-19 deaths 'a very sad milestone', but virus suppressable: WHOGENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that one million deaths from Covid-19 was "a very sad milestone", after many victims suffered "a terribly difficult and lonely...
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Coronavirus updates: Global death toll nears 1M; Florida tops 700K cases; WHO provides potential vaccine timelineThe World Health Organization says mass vaccinations are unlikely until mid-2021. Florida tops 700,000 cases. Latest COVID-19 news.
WHO chief hails PM Modi's assurance of India's vaccine production prowess to help nations fight CovidWorld Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurance that India will use its vaccine production capacity in helping nations fight..
WHO warns two million virus deaths possible as Europe clamps downThe World Health Organization warned Friday that coronavirus deaths could more than double to two million if infection-fighting measures are not kept up, as Europe tightened the screws faced with..
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Covid-19: Global deaths may hit two million before vaccine in use - WHOThe World Health Organization's warning comes as the number of deaths is nearing one million.
Coronavirus: WHO warns of ‘alarming’ spread across EuropeThe World Health Organisation has warned of “alarming” transmission rates of Covid-19 in Europe, saying weekly reported cases were now higher than during the pandemic’s peak and “a very serious..
Coronavirus: WHO says weekly cases in Europe eclipse March peakThe WHO warns of a "very serious situation unfolding before us" as cases surge at the end of summer.
Sanjay Raut questions Arjun Ram Meghwal's endorsement of 'Bhabhiji Papad'Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut attacked 'some Rajya Sabha MPs' for raising questions over Maharashtra government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. He also said that even the World Health Organisation..
WHO envoy warns pandemic ‘still at the beginning’‘Developing Asia’ to shrink for first time in six decades Live version of coronavirus map Coronavirus infections in India soared past five million on Wednesday, as a WHO envoy warned the pandemic..
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Single-day Covid-19 cases hit record high: WHOGENEVA: The number of single-day coronavirus cases globally has hit a new record high, said the World Health Organization (WHO). In a statement on Sunday, the WHO said that there were 307,930 new cases..
Coronavirus: WHO reports record daily rise in new infectionsThe largest increases in new infections were reported in India, the US and Brazil, the agency said.
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WHO says India in talks to join 'COVAX' vaccine schemeThe World Health Organization is in talks with India about joining the "COVAX" global vaccine allocation plan, a senior WHO adviser said on Monday. "India is certainly eligible, like all countries in..
An epidemiologist says Victoria risks being swamped by a 'third wave' if it lifts restrictions too soonVictoria's roadmap out of lockdown sparked a fierce backlash, but a WHO advisor has warned the alternative of a "third wave" would be much worse for Australia.
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