International community rallies to support open research and science to fight COVID-19

Thirty countries and multiple international partners and institutions have signed up to support the COVID-19 Technology…

WHO warns of “immediate second peak” where coronavirus in decline

The World Health Organization (WHO) is warning that countries in which coronavirus appears to be in…

80 million children at risk of measles, polio as vaccines disrupted, warn WHO, UNICEF and Gavi

According to data collected by the WHO, UNICEF, Gavi and the Sabin Vaccine Institute, provision of…

106,000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours globally – most in a single day yet

There were 106,000 new cases of new coronavirus infection recorded globally in the last 24 hours…

WHO: People living longer and healthier lives but COVID-19 threatens to throw progress off track

“The good news is that people around the world are living longer and healthier lives. The…

Up to 190,000 people could die of COVID-19 in Africa if not controlled: WHO

Eighty-three thousand to 190 000 people in Africa could die of COVID-19 and 29 million to…

Covid-19 ‘natural in origin’, WHO after Trump says he’s seen evidence virus started in Chinese lab

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reiterated that the new coronavirus was of natural origin after…