World Leaders Call for Global Pandemic Treaty
World leaders have published a letter calling for a pandemic treaty to improve cooperation and transparency in the case of future outbreaks.
Is Greece Making a Mistake in Using AstraZeneca Vaccine?
The EU's ambition of inoculating 70 percent of the population by September is in danger after the reported cases of thrombosis and death.
UK Variant: WHO Calls for Stricter Measures in Europe
As the UK variant of Covid-19 spreads across Europe, the World Health Organization has called for European nations to enact stricter measures to curb its transmission. Hans Kluge, the Europe Director of the WHO, stated on Thursday that more measures,...
World Health Organization to Establish New Office in Athens
The offices of the World Health Organisation (WHO) for the Quality of Health Care and Patient Safety will be located in Athens, Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias and the WHO Regional Director for Europe, Hans Kluge, announced on Friday after...
WHO Reverses Course, Calls on Nations to Avoid Coronavirus Lockdowns
Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, lockdowns have been used by governments all over the globe to try to control the spread of the virus. Implementing draconian rulings which forbid citizens from stepping foot outside their door unless armed...
WHO Warns Europe After New Coronavirus Spike Exceeds March Numbers
The regional director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Hans Kluge, had stern words for the nations in the European Union in a Thursday press conference, saying that the current coronavirus numbers around the continent add up to a...
Trump Formally Withdraws US Membership from WHO in Letter Signed by Pompeo
After months of threats, the United States formally sent a letter on July 6 stating that it will withdraw from the World Health Organization (WHO) after 72 years of membership in the UN-sponsored body. US President Trump had floated the...
WHO Clarifies Statement Regarding "Rare" Asymptomatic Spread of Coronavirus
The World Health Organization announced on Monday it that it believed that the spread of the coronavirus from individuals who do not have symptoms of the virus is "rare." Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO's technical lead on COVID-19, said at...
WHO Warns Coronavirus Pandemic is Accelerating
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the coronavirus disease pandemic is "accelerating," with more than 300,000 cases now confirmed worldwide. It took 67 days from the first reported instance of Covid-19 to reach 100,000 cases, 11 days for...
WHO Declares Covid-19 Coronavirus a Global Pandemic
The World Health Organization declared that the COVID-19 Coronavirus a global pandemic on Wednesday afternoon. https://twitter.com/WHO/status/1237777021742338049 “In the past two weeks the number of cases outside China has increased thirteenfold and the number of affected countries has tripled,” the Organization's Director-General...