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WHO: Covid-19 crisis has brought out the best and worst in humanity
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Apple Watch to Prompt Users to Wash Hands for 20 Seconds
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Coronavirus: The 11 countries where WHO Europe says COVID-19 is on the rise
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WHO expects to see worldwide Covid-19 cases reach 10 million within next week
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WHO: Brazil's COVID-19 cases 'much higher' than reports
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England's cultural hubs to reopen July 4
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New York reopens, other states spike and global cases hit 'grim record'
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WHO Cheif says the greatest threat during the pandemic is "lack of global solidarity"
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World entering 'dangerous phase' with coronavirus: WHO
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Pandemic spreading faster in Americas, south Asia, Middle East - WHO
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Europeans working with U.S. to restructure WHO, top official says
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WHO: Steroid should be kept for serious cases
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WHO sees "green shoots" of hope in pandemic
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WHO to update COVID-19 guidance for steroid drug
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Should People Wear Masks On Public Transportation?
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Beijing on alert amid surge in market virus cases
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Coronavirus updates: Los Angeles, Florida counties to close beaches for July 4th weekend; WHO warns 'worst is yet to come'; 126K US deathsLos Angeles and several Florida counties will close its beaches for Fourth of July weekend. The WHO issued a warning about the disease. Latest news.
W.H.O. Warns of ‘Dangerous Phase’ of Pandemic as Outbreaks WidenBeijing and Seoul have had a recent surge in coronavirus cases, and businesses are recoiling in America as infections sharply increase in Southern and Western states.
Steroid should be kept for serious coronavirus cases, WHO saysA cheap steroid that can help save the lives of patients with severe COVID-19 should be reserved for serious cases in which it has been shown to provide benefits, the World Health Organization said on..
Disagreement on WHO hindering U.N. Security Council conference: RIARussia said on Wednesday that differences between other nations over the role of the World Health Organization have delayed a video conference being organized between the permanent members of the U.N...
WHO moves to update COVID-19 guidance after 'great news' in drug studyThe World Health Organization (WHO) said it was moving to update its guidelines on treating people stricken with COVID-19 to reflect results of a clinical trial that showed a cheap, common steroid can..
WHO sees 'great news' in steroid's trial results in COVID-19The World Health Organization (WHO) hailed as "great news" initial clinical trial results that showed a cheap and widely used steroid called dexamethasone can help save the lives of critically ill..
Around 9% of Guinea-Bissau health workers have been infected with COVID-19More than 170 of Guinea-Bissau's 2,000 health workers have contracted COVID-19, a World Health Organization expert said on Tuesday, warning that hospitals were close to being overwhelmed.
WHO Americas director says coronavirus pandemic still accelerating in the regionThe number of people infected with the coronavirus in the Americas is fast approaching 4 million with almost 204,000 deaths, and the pandemic continues to accelerate, World Health Organization (WHO)..
Amid U.S. standoff, WHO chief to address Chinese university graduatesThe head of the WHO is due to give a speech to Beijing university students this week, as the U.N. body seeks to manage a resurgence of the coronavirus in China amid hostility from its biggest donor,..
WHO chief to speak at top Chinese university graduation ceremonyThe director-general of the World Health Organization is scheduled to give a commencement speech to students at the elite Tsinghua University in Beijing, amid accusations from the United States that he..
China's new virus outbreak needs further testing after 'hypothesis' on cause: WHOThe origins of a new cluster of coronavirus infections in Beijing are uncertain, World Health Organization officials said on Monday, but the claim that it might have been caused by imports or packaging..
WHO's Kluge warns against further lifting of lockdown in England: GuardianThe coronavirus induced lockdown in England should not be further lifted until the government's contact-tracing system proves to be "robust and effective", the World Health Organization's regional..
Brazil's COVID-19 deaths surge past UK, WHO says hospital system copingBrazil's COVID-19 death toll overtook Britain's on Friday to become the second highest in the world with 41,828 dead, but the World Health Organization said the nation's health system was standing up..
Coronavirus hitting the Americas hardest says World Health OrganizationThe Americas are bearing the brunt of the global coronavirus pandemic at present, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, with North and South America currently having four of the 10 worst..
Kremlin defends Russia's coronavirus death data after WHO queryThe Kremlin denied on Thursday there was anything untoward with Russia's official coronavirus death data after the World Health Organisation said this week that Russia's low death rate was "difficult..
Pandemic 'accelerating' in Africa, test kits needed, WHO saysThe coronavirus pandemic is "accelerating" in Africa, spreading from capital cities where it arrived with travellers, but it does not appear that severe cases and deaths are being missed, the World..
WHO hopes to work with U.S. on Ebola despite Trump criticismThe World Health Organization hopes to work "side by side" with the United States to contain an outbreak of Ebola in Congo, its chief said on Wednesday, despite their differences over the new..
WHO recommends Pakistan reimpose intermittent lockdowns as COVID-19 cases rise sharplyThe World Health Organization has recommended Pakistani authorities reimpose "intermittent lockdowns" of targeted areas to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, stating the country did not meet the..
WHO official walks back comments on asymptomatic transmission being 'very rare'Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO's technical lead for COVID-19 response, clarified Tuesday that asymptomatic transmission is still 'a major unknown.'
WHO says pandemic 'far from over' as daily cases hit record highNew coronavirus cases had their biggest daily increase ever as the pandemic worsens globally and has yet to peak in central America, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, urging countries..
WHO head urges world not to drop guard as pandemic still growingThe World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries on Monday to press on with efforts to contain the novel coronavirus, noting the pandemic was worsening globally and had not peaked in central..
WHO head urges world not to let up on COVID battleThe head of the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries on Monday to press on with efforts to contain the novel coronovirus, noting the global situation is worsening.
Up to 12 infected in Congo's new Ebola outbreak: WHOUp to 12 people have been found infected with Ebola in a new outbreak of the deadly disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.
Factbox: Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirusSome countries have seen COVID-19 cases rising as lockdowns ease, and populations must protect themselves from the coronavirus while authorities continue testing, the World Health Organization said on..
Bolsonaro threatens WHO exit as COVID-19 kills 'a Brazilian per minute'President Jair Bolsonaro threatened on Friday to pull Brazil out of the World Health Organization after the U.N. agency warned governments about the risk of lifting lockdowns before slowing the spread..
Bolsonaro calls WHO 'political,' threatens Brazil exitPresident Jair Bolsonaro threatened to pull Brazil out of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday unless it stops being a "partisan political organization."
Wear masks in public says WHO, in update of COVID-19 adviceThe World Health Organization (WHO) updated its guidance on Friday to recommend that governments ask everyone to wear fabric face masks in public areas where there is a risk of transmission of COVID-19..
Factbox: What the WHO recommends on face masksThe World Health Organization (WHO) updated its guidance on Friday to recommend that governments ask people wear fabric face masks in public places to curb the spread of the pandemic COVID-19 disease..
WHO denies its representative falsified Equatorial Guinea COVID-19 dataThe World Health Organization (WHO) said the expulsion of its representative in Equatorial Guinea followed a "misunderstanding over data" and denied that she had falsified the central African nation's..
WHO says its representative told to leave Equatorial GuineaEquatorial Guinea is "severely affected" by the coronavirus, the World Health Organization's (WHO) Africa head said on Thursday, as its representative in the country was told to leave.
Two more people infected with Ebola in new Congo outbreak, WHO saysThe Ebola virus has infected two more people in Equateur province in western Democratic Republic of Congo and spread to a new area 150 km (93 miles) away from the original six cases, the World Heath..
China rejects report that it delayed COVID-19 information sharing with WHOChina said on Wednesday a news report that said it delayed sharing COVID-19 information with the World Health Organization (WHO) is totally untrue.
Venezuela government, opposition agree to seek funds to fight coronavirusVenezuela's government has signed an agreement with the opposition-led National Assembly to work with the regional arm of the World Health Organization to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic,..
WHO director for Americas urges U.S. help as coronavirus surges in regionThe World Health Organization's regional director for the Americas urged the United States on Tuesday to keep helping countries in the region to fight the novel coronavirus even as the Trump..
WHO director for Americas says region close to 3 million COVID-19 casesThe World Health Organization's regional director for the Americas Carissa Etienne said on Tuesday that the COVID-19 epidemiological curve is still rising sharply in the region, with close to 3 million..
COVID cases rising in Russia, Eastern Europe, waning in Western Europe: WHONew cases of COVID-19 reported daily are steadily declining in Western Europe, but not in hotspots in Russia and Eastern Europe, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.
WHO and other experts say no evidence of coronavirus losing potencyWorld Health Organization experts and a range of other scientists said on Monday there was no evidence to support an assertion by a high-profile Italian doctor that the coronavirus causing the COVID-19..
WHO pushes to keep ties with 'generous' U.S. despite Trump's exit moveThe head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday praised the United States' "immense" and "generous" contribution to global health in a push to salvage relations after President Donald Trump..
China says U.S. 'addicted to quitting' over plan to withdraw from WHOChina said on Monday the United States was "addicted to quitting" following Washington's decision to leave the World Health Organization (WHO) and said the withdrawal reveals a pursuit of power..
EU urges U.S. to reconsider decision to cut ties with WHOThe European Union urged the United States on Saturday to reconsider its decision to cut ties with the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Live Coronavirus UpdatesCases are soaring in India, but its already-eased lockdown may end entirely on Sunday. President Trump said the United States would end its relationship with the World Health Organization.
Trump cutting U.S. ties with World Health Organization over virusThe United States will end its relationship with the World Health Organization over the body's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, accusing the U.N. agency..
Trump cuts ties with WHO, goes after ChinaPresident Donald Trump took punitive actions against China on Friday as well as terminating the U.S. relationship wiith the World Health Organization. (May 29)
WHO, 37 countries launch alliance to share tools to battle COVID-19Thirty-seven countries and the World Health Organization (WHO) appealed on Friday for common ownership of vaccines, medicines and diagnostic tools to tackle the global coronavirus pandemic, taking aim..
Merkel urges fellow leaders to contribute more to multilateral organisationsGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday urged fellow leaders to consider providing further support to multilateral institutions like the United Nations and the World Health Organisation to speed..
WHO official: European deaths spike since March linked to COVID-19About 159,000 more people in 24 European countries have died since early March than would have ordinarily been expected, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Thursday, with a "significant..