Gulf Times - WHO
Europe, WHO sound alarm over resurgent virus crisis

Europe, WHO sound alarm over resurgent virus crisis

The European Union's disease control agency has joined frantic health workers to sound the alarm over a coronavirus surge across the continent, as the World Health Organisation warned of an ‘exponential’ rise in infections.

WHO sees no widespread vaccination until mid-2021

WHO sees no widespread vaccination until mid-2021

The World Health Organisation said on Friday it did not expect widespread immunisation against the novel coronavirus until mid-2021, despite growing expectations in the US and beyond ...

WHO worries over Europe virus cases as nations tighten curbs

WHO worries over Europe virus cases as nations tighten curbs

The World Health Organization Friday expressed concern over a coronavirus resurgence in Europe as Britain and Austria tightened restrictions and China stepped up testing.

WHO urges aggressive virus measures as flare-ups spark new closures

WHO urges aggressive virus measures as flare-ups spark new closures

The World Health Organisation has urged countries grappling with coronavirus to step up control measures, saying it is still possible to rein it in, as some nations clamp fresh restrictions on citizens.

WHO collaborating centre inaugurated at WCM-Q

WHO collaborating centre inaugurated at WCM-Q

Pullquote Under the new designation, the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group (IDEG) at WCM-Q will support WHO’s regional and global efforts to promote health and wellbeing by providing scientific research ...

WHO recommends breastfeeding, says no live coronavirus found in mothers' milk

WHO recommends breastfeeding, says no live coronavirus found in mothers' milk

Breastfeeding mothers do not seem to be passing on the new coronavirus to their infants, and based on current evidence the benefits outweigh any potential risks of transmission

Pandemic accelerating in Africa, test kits needed, WHO says

Pandemic accelerating in Africa, test kits needed, WHO says

The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating in Africa, spreading to rural areas after international travellers brought it to capital cities, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.

WHO warns of pressure on Latin American health systems

WHO warns of pressure on Latin American health systems

Healthcare systems across Latin America risk being overwhelmed by the coronavirus, the World Health Organisation has said, as the death toll from the disease in hard-hit Brazil nears 30,000.

Trump threatens to pull out of WHO over virus response, China

Trump threatens to pull out of WHO over virus response, China

President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to pull the US out of the World Health Organisation, accusing it of botching the global coronavirus response and of being a ‘puppet of China’.

WHO official advocates for mental health inclusion in Covid-19 recovery plan

WHO official advocates for mental health inclusion in Covid-19 recovery plan

Mental health should be a major component of the recovery plan from the Covid-19 pandemic for world governments, a senior official from World Health Organisation (WHO) has highlighted.

Taiwan's exclusion from WHO caused coronavirus deaths, US panel says

Taiwan's exclusion from WHO caused coronavirus deaths, US panel says

Lives have been lost in the coronavirus pandemic because of the World Health Organization's (WHO) exclusion of Taiwan and refusal to allow it to share best practices and information, a top US government commission on China said.

WHO says has no proof from US on 'speculative' Wuhan lab claims

WHO says has no proof from US on 'speculative' Wuhan lab claims

The World Health Organisation said Monday that Washington had provided no evidence to support ‘speculative’ claims by the US president that the new coronavirus originated in a Chinese lab.