"We are deeply concerned both by the alarming levels of spread and severity and by the alarming levels of inaction. We have therefore made the assessment that COVID-19 can be characterised as a pandemic," WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a news conference on Wednesday.
With the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak labelled a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), the message out for countries across the globe is loud and clear
World Health Organisation Director Dr Tedros Adhanom is the focus of attention as the 2019 novel coronavirus advances across the globe. He has been criticised by some health professionals
The overall death toll jumped to more than 5,000, including nearly 1,500 in Europe, with total infections topping 140,000 internationally, according to an AFP tally based on official sources.
Increasing numbers of younger people are falling seriously ill or dying with coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.
The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the world needs nearly six million nurses. According to a report that there are just under 28 million nurses on the planet.
Thursday marked 100 days since the World Health Organization (WHO) first notified about what is now officially known as COVID-19. The onslaught wreaked by the virus continues unabated even as officials
It is time to show unity around the world instead of blaming each other (“World Health Organisation urges virus unity after Trump attack,” April 10, Gulf Today).
Norway PM tells children it is OK to feel scared; WHO chief urges all nations to ‘test, test, test’; Rolls Royce, Ford asked to make ventilators; hotels may be used as hospitals.
Globally, an estimated one billion people – roughly 15 per cent of the world’s population – live with some form of disability, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which is leading the fight to halt further spread of the novel coronavirus disease.