How will COVID end? Experts look to past epidemics for clues

The COVID-19 global pandemic has waxed and waned differently in different parts of the world. But in the United States, at least, there is reason to believe the end is near.

published on : 11th March 2022

Prioritising education during the pandemic

A new report makes a strong argument on why schools should remain open and how unlike other sectors, which could recover from short-term closures, education could have long-term impacts.

published on : 29th January 2022

UN starts vaccinating people against Ebola in Congo

Among the 15 officials WHO dispatched to Congo this month was an expert in preventing sexual abuse and exploitation, the agency said.

published on : 13th October 2021

Panel finds 80 alleged abuse cases tied to WHO's Congo work

The majority of the alleged perpetrators were Congolese staff hired on a temporary basis who took advantage of their apparent authority to obtain sexual favours, according to the panel's report.

published on : 28th September 2021

WHO, Guinea find at least four contacts of Marburg virus victim 

WHO spokeswoman Fadela Chaib said the case, first reported late Monday, amounts to the first in West Africa

published on : 10th August 2021