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Six countries reported coronavirus on mink farms, WHO says

Six countries reported coronavirus on mink farms, WHO says

Denmark and the United States are among six countries that have reported new coronavirus cases linked to mink farms, the World Health Organization said.

UNICEF, WHO warn of vaccines shortage for children in Libya

UNICEF, WHO warn of vaccines shortage for children in Libya

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have warned of the acute shortage of vaccines for children in Libya, pointing out that many vaccination ...

WHO chief in quarantine after contact tests positive for Covid-19

WHO chief in quarantine after contact tests positive for Covid-19

The World Health Organisation chief said late Sunday that he was self-quarantining after someone he had been in contact with tested positive for Covid-19, but stressed he had no symptoms.

WHO: Some countries need to impose nationwide lockdowns to curb coronavirus

WHO: Some countries need to impose nationwide lockdowns to curb coronavirus

The World Health Organization warned that some countries may need to shut down their nonessential businesses again as a way to take the "heat" out of their worsening coronavirus outbreaks.

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.