Friday, December 8, 2023

Topic: WHO

WHO warns 2 million could die globally before vaccine becomes available

The World Health Organization said on Friday as the global COVID-19 death toll approaches 1 million, it is possible the figure could double before a viable vaccine becomes widely available.

Hospitalisations of 15-49-year-olds infected with COVID-19 increasing, says WHO

The average age of people infected with Covid-19 is coming down, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) expert, Dr Maria Van Kerkhove.

Coronavirus: WHO reports record new global cases

The World Health Organization reported a record single-day increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday.

WHO hopes COVID-19 crisis can be over in less than two years

The World Health Organization hopes the coronavirus crisis can be over in less than two years, its chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said on Friday.

COVID-19: WHO calls on govts to reject ‘vaccine nationalism’ and share plans globally

The World Health Organization (WHO) chief has warned governments against "vaccine nationalism" on Thursday and urged world leaders to make plans now on how to share life-saving inoculations against novel coronavirus.

‘No silver bullet’ to combat COVID-19, says WHO head

There is “no silver bullet” to combat COVID-19, the head of the UN health agency told journalists on Monday, adding, “and there might never be”