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WHO says Covid-19 cases worldwide are falling, but deaths in Europe are increasing

WHO says Covid-19 cases worldwide are falling, but deaths in Europe are increasing

The World Health Organization said the number of coronavirus cases worldwide had declined in the past week and continued a downward trend that bega ...
The WHO appoints a new team of scientists to investigate the origin of the coronavirus

The WHO appoints a new team of scientists to investigate the origin of the coronavirus

The World Health Organization has unveiled the team of scientists who will take on the gnarly task of studying how the coronavirus that causes Covi ...
Germany is looking for support for Tedros at the top of the WHO, while Africa is calm: diplomats

Germany is looking for support for Tedros at the top of the WHO, while Africa is calm: diplomats

Germany is asking other EU members for support to secure a second term for Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at the helm of the World Hea ...
Coronavirus: China vaccine deal is celebrated as England pushes Freedom Day

Coronavirus: China vaccine deal is celebrated as England pushes Freedom Day

A global initiative to distribute coronavirus vaccines to poorer countries was bolstered on Monday by a deal to buy 110 million Chinese vaccines as ...
The delta coronavirus variant is becoming dominant worldwide, says WHO chief scientist

The delta coronavirus variant is becoming dominant worldwide, says WHO chief scientist

The Delta variant of Covid-19, first identified in India, is becoming the world's dominant variant of the disease, the World Health Organization's ...
Coronavirus: exemption of emergency vaccines from late-stage clinical trials, Chinese health officials urge WHO

Coronavirus: exemption of emergency vaccines from late-stage clinical trials, Chinese health officials urge WHO

A senior Chinese health official has urged the World Health Organization to include late-stage human studies as a criterion for the coronavirus vac ...
Coronavirus: China meets nations that “hoard” vaccines during the BRICS talks

Coronavirus: China meets nations that “hoard” vaccines during the BRICS talks

The Chinese foreign minister has accused some developed countries of “hoarding” Covid-19 vaccines, but praised the BRICS bloc for doing the opposit ...
COVID-19: B.1.617 variant now found in at least 53 areas: WHO

COVID-19: B.1.617 variant now found in at least 53 areas: WHO

The B.1.617 variant of the coronavirus, first discovered by Indian health experts, has now been reported in 53 areas, the World He ...