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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...

Study Finds That Greeks Drink Much Less Alcohol Than Most Other Europeans

According to a recent study conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Greeks drink less alcohol than the average European. More specifically, the WHO study includes findings from thirty different European countries (the 28 member-states of the EU plus...

Measles Threat Resurfacing in Greece, World Health Organization Warns

The number of measles cases is skyrocketing in Europe and the disease is even surging in four countries previously considered to have eradicated it, including Greece, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Thursday. "Re-establishment of measles transmission is concerning....

Cyprus on Alert For Suspected Ebola Case at Larnaca Airport

Health services of Cyprus were set on alert after information that an Austrian Airlines' aircraft that landed at the Larnaca airport had a passenger on board who may have been infected by the fatal Ebola virus. Cypriot Health Minister Philippos Patsalis has announced that a...

Record of Cancer Cases in Greece

Greece has a sad record of the biggest rate of lung cancer cases among the male population in Europe. However, this comes as no surprise since according to recent research, 63% of Greek adults smoke. Greece is one of the...