Conclusions from the highly anticipated World Health Organisation (WHO) report on the origin of COVID-19 have been revealed, pointing to exotic animals farmed for trade
Nothing is to be believed about China. The news that it will vaccinate a city of 300,000 people is also perplexing. What have the population been up to all this while, while the world is creaking under the weight of the pandemic? (“China aims to vaccinate entire city in 5 days after outbreak”, April 2, Gulf Today).
Arduous to achieve but it would be a fairer, healthier world when each values empathy and judiciously uses resources including technology and innovation.
The WHO said that while traditional markets play a central role in providing food and livelihoods for large populations, banning the sale of live wild mammals could protect the health of market workers and shoppers alike.
"I cannot bear the pain anymore. I can't sleep at night. I asked the doctors to cut off my hands so I can at least get some relief," Abul Bajandar said.
The world's first and only malaria vaccine was launched in the African country of Malawi on Tuesday, as part of a landmark pilot program hoping to protect, in particular, hundreds of thousands of children under five against one of the world's leading killers, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
WHO is helping Palestinians set up a limb reconstruction unit in Nasser hospital in southern Gaza.
The World Health Organization emergency committee will decide on Friday whether to declare a raging Ebola epidemic an international threat, after an outbreak that began
Instead of a family member, Israeli authorities had approved a stranger to escort Aisha from the blockaded Gaza Strip to the east Jerusalem hospital. As her condition deteriorated, the child was returned to Gaza unconscious. One week later, she was dead.
"The UAE-Saudi financial support is conducive to stopping the outbreak of cholera in the communities most heavily affected by the disease, while helping in building capacities to develop effective and rapid response to the epidemic in the future," said Altaf S. Musani, Representative and Head of Mission at World Health Organisation, in Yemen.