Delta Variant is 'most transmissible' identified so far: WHO | Covid-19 Updates

The head of the World Health Organization said the #COVID19 #DeltaVariant, first seen in India, is “the most transmissible of the variants identified so far,” and warned it is now spreading in at least 85 countries.

published on : 26th June 2021

India's COVID situation hugely concerning, says WHO Chief

India's COVID-19 situation remains hugely concerning, with several states continuing to see a worrying number of cases, hospitalisations and deaths, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday, warning that the pandemic's second year will be "far more deadly" than the first for the world.

published on : 15th May 2021

UK coronavirus strain detected in at least 60 countries: WHO

The UK coronavirus strain has been detected in at least 60 countries, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, 10 more than a week ago.

published on : 20th January 2021

EXPLAINER | What is WHO COVID-19 probe team in Wuhan looking for?

The WHO team of international researchers that arrived in the central Chinese city of #Wuhan on Thursday hopes to find clues to the origin of the #COVID19 pandemic.

published on : 15th January 2021

New UK COVID-19 strain "not out of control": WHO

World Health Organization (#WHO) has said people can protect themselves from the new variant of the coronavirus by following social distancing rules and maintaining practices like washing hands regularly and wearing masks

published on : 22nd December 2020

World must be better prepared for next pandemic: WHO

World Health Organisation(#WHO) head Tedros Adhanom says pandemics are "a fact of life" and that the world must be better prepared to deal with future ones.

published on : 9th September 2020

Careless young people driving some COVID-19 spikes, warns WHO

The World Health Organization said that younger people who are “letting down their guard” amid the #coronavirus pandemic to enjoy the summer holidays are partly contributing to the rise in new cases in some countries.

published on : 2nd August 2020

How West Africa is using Ebola experience to fight COVID-19 | TNIE Documentary

West African countries are using the #Ebola experience to combat COVID-19. Watch this documentary to know how the country’s exceptional contact tracers and the community-based approach are helping in tackling the #COVID19 pandemic and other health emergencies.

published on : 27th July 2020

No return to 'old normal' in near future: WHO chief

The World Health Organization (#WHO) on July 13 warned that the pandemic is worsening globally and that “there will be no return to the old normal for the foreseeable future as #COVID19 cases globally going past the 13 million figure.

published on : 14th July 2020

WHO warns of global shortage of oxygen equipment needed for COVID-19 patients

The World Health Organization (#WHO) warned on Wednesday that hospitals are facing a shortage in oxygen concentrators needed to support the breathing of #COVID19 patients suffering from respiratory distress.

published on : 25th June 2020

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children and adolescents temporally related to COVID-19: WHO

WHO reports of MIS-C first emerged in Europe and North America, where clusters of children admitted to intensive care units due to #COVID19 had “a multisystem inflammatory condition.

published on : 22nd May 2020
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