Posts Tagged WHO

All people should take precautions against COVID-19: WHO chief

UNTV News   •   July 31, 2020

Every age group should take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and others from being infected with COVID-19, stated the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) during a press...

WHO chief says some COVID-19 spikes due to ‘young letting down guard’

UNTV News   •   July 31, 2020

World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday (July 30) spikes in the number of new COVID-19 cases in some countries were driven partly by young people letting...

Global COVID-19 cases top 16.34 million, death toll surpasses 650,000 on Monday: WHO

UNTV News   •   July 30, 2020

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 16.34 million and death toll reached 650,805 as of 16:52 CEST Tuesday, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO coronavirus disease dashboard showed...

WHO says travel bans cannot be indefinite; countries must fight virus

UNTV News   •   July 28, 2020

Bans on international travel cannot stay in place indefinitely, and countries are going to have to do more to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus within their borders, the...

Number of COVID-19 cases double in 6 weeks: WHO chief

UNTV News   •   July 28, 2020

Six months after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), it has received reports of nearly 16 million cases, and the pandemic...

Don’t expect first COVID-19 vaccinations until early 2021 — WHO

UNTV News   •   July 23, 2020

Researchers are making good progress in developing vaccines against COVID-19, with a handful in late-stage trials, but their first use cannot be expected until early 2021, a World Health Organization...

COVID-19 vaccines should be made public for global good: WHO

UNTV News   •   July 21, 2020

Political leaders should work to make COVID-19 vaccines accessible to everyone for the global public good, said World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday. Ghebreyesus said at...

Good news on vaccine search but still long way to go — WHO

UNTV News   •   July 21, 2020

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday (July 20) welcomed progress on research into vaccines to counter COVID-19 but warned there was still much work to be done. Mike Ryan,...

WHO reports record rise in coronavirus cases

UNTV News   •   July 20, 2020

The World Health Organization has reported a record rise in global coronavirus cases for a second day in a row – with the total increasing by nearly 260,000 in 24...

No return to “old normal” for foreseeable future: WHO chief

UNTV News   •   July 14, 2020

There will be no return to the “old normal” for the foreseeable future as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) said...


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