The World Health Organization (WHO) team investigating the origin of the coronavirus in Wuhan, China, has certified the animal origin of the virus. However, it considers that no sufficiently solid evidence has been found to conclude that it originated from bats or pangolins, which it has identified as “potential candidates.”
On Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO)’s team will visit laboratories and markets in Wuhan, China, as part of an investigation into the origin of the emerging virus, which infected and killed millions around the world within about a year of its discovery. More than 2 million people have died as a result of more than 101 million infections worldwide.
The head of the World Health Organization, President Tadros Adhanom believes that the world can be completely free from the danger of disease only when humanity becomes more sensitive to the urgent issues of the planet. Otherwise, he said, more pandemics await humanity.
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the end of the latest Ebola outbreak Wednesday in the northwest of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The outbreak, declared on June 1, infected 130 people and caused 55 deaths in the province of Équateur. It was the eleventh outbreak to hit the country.
The World Health Organization (WHO) resumed its meetings beginning from November 9 to 14. The United States once again criticized the World Health Organization for not being transparent enough. After the new coronavirus broke out in China at the beginning of the year, it spread to all parts of the world.
In the European market on Friday, U.S. crude oil futures prices fluctuated down by about 1% and traded at around $ 40. A strong U.S. dollar impacted oil prices. In addition, the market was worried that the surge of new coronavirus pneumonia cases in Europe and the United States would reduce these two in the world’s largest fuel-consuming regions.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called upon the United Nations member states to unite in the fight against future pandemics. “After nine months of fighting COVID, the very notion of the international community looks tattered,” Said Johnson. “Unless we unite and turn our fire against our common foe, we know that everyone will lose.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has accused the United States of spreading insecurity around the world as it seeks to impose its will upon smaller nations that have resisted its policies. He said that the world is less peaceful now because of the aggression projected by the United States.
India is leading the world in the battle with Corona with the lowest mortality rate in a highly densely populated country with poverty and disease. China is spreading out in the world. So much more so its evil influences have become manifested in a virus which has caused the Corona Pandemic.
The US government declared on Tuesday that it would not participate in the international initiative organization COVAX (Global New Coronavirus Vaccine Acquisition Mechanism). The international initiative aims to ensure fair access to the COVID-19 vaccine in all countries and regions around the world.
Many cities in China have discovered the new coronavirus in imported frozen food, causing public concern. However, the World Health Organization emphasizes that humans cannot be infected through food or food packaging. Local authorities in China have recently tested the new coronavirus in frozen foods.
In Ukraine, 1,008 new cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in the last 24 hours, 387 patients have recovered, and 25 people with coronavirus have died. Most infections are in Lviv (130), Ivano-Frankivsk (121), Kharkiv (117), and Chernivtsi (108) oblasts. Sixty-six new cases were recorded in Kyiv.
As coronavirus cases in Africa surpass 1 million, experts are worried that the numbers don’t reflect the true picture. They have argued that Africa lacks comprehensive testing for the virus. South Africa, with more than half of the cases in the continent, has been commended for carrying out widespread testing.
German biotechnology company BioNTech and China’s Fosun Pharma announced on Wednesday that they have jointly developed human clinical trials of a potential new coronavirus vaccine in China. This potential vaccine named BNT162b1 is one of four potential vaccines developed based on BioNTech’s mRNA technology.
The Lebanese Ministry of Health announced that there were 166 new cases of COVID-19, a single-day high after the outbreak in February. According to National News Agency (NNA) statistics, so far, a total of 2,334 cases have been diagnosed and 36 died.
The World Health Organization (WHO) warned today that “too many countries across the world are headed in the wrong direction,” in as far as combating the COVID-19 pandemic is concerned. WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus spoke during a virtual press conference in Geneva.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden announced today that he will reverse yesterday’s decision by the current US president, Donald Trump to withdraw the US from the World Health Organization (WHO) should he win this year’s US presidential elections. The former Vice President made his announcement in a tweet.
Several US and UN officials confirmed on Tuesday that the US government has officially submitted a notice of withdrawal from the World Health Organization, which is due to take effect on July 6, 2021. The move attracted criticism from all walks of life, but some Republican lawmakers supported Trump’s decision.
The German health minister has promised to increase funding for the World Health Organization’s activities by millions of euros. The donations will be used to support the organization’s efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus, and COVID-19 disease.
The director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said today he was hopeful a vaccine for COVID-19 will be available “within a year” or less, noting that there is already an “advanced stage” trial. There has never before been a vaccine for a coronavirus.
The head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, called on countries that have taken quarantine measures to be vigilant. It is necessary to maintain social distance, said the chairman of the organization. The WHO says the coronavirus pandemic has entered a “dangerous new phase.”
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has warned that the COVID-19 virus continues to spread quickly, remains deadly, and most people are susceptible to it. He noted that on Thursday, WHO organs recorded more than 150,000 infections in the highest daily toll since the outbreak of the epidemic.
The number of people infected with the new coronavirus hit new daily highs, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday. The WHO also noted that the pandemic has not yet peaked in Central America, according to news sources. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made these announcements in a brief meeting.
Last month President Trump announced that he would be freezing funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) due to their misinformation and pro-China bias concerning the recent coronavirus pandemic. When the virus initially appeared in Wuhan WHO praised China’s handling of the situation and commended China’s “transparency” even as it was becoming evident that China had silenced whistleblowers and journalists.
The World Health Organization has announced that it is suspending tests of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine on COVID-19 patients due to possible side effects. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), made the announcement on Monday, but said that more data on the active ingredients of malaria medication hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine should be evaluated.
US President Donald Trump has once again slammed the World Health Organization, describing it as “a puppet of China.” Trump is basing his criticisms on the management of the coronavirus crisis by the organization. “The United States pays them $450 million a year,” Trump told reporters at a White House event.
“While following WHO advice of 1-week isolation, maintaining social distance, and regularly washing hands, why not boost your immune system with the help of Indian Ayurveda to fight back against coronavirus,” says Subodh Gupta. The World Health Organization should consider Indian Ayurveda 5,000 years old natural healing science for a coronavirus cure instead of waiting and pushing for a cure by vaccines which is uncertain.
Burundi has expelled the World Health Organization’s top official in the country at a time when the country is battling the coronavirus pandemic as well as preparing to go to the polls. In a letter to the WHO’s headquarters in Africa, Burundi’s Foreign Ministry said that Walter Kazadi Mulombo and three of his colleagues were declared persona non grata, and had to leave by today.
The death toll from COVID-19 in Africa has soared to 2,556 today, with more than 75,000 infections in 54 countries across the continent. The data is thanks to the latest pandemic statistics on the continent by the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC).
The Covid-19 pandemic could kill over 180,000 people in Africa within the first year. Moreover, between 29 million and 44 million Africans could be infected within the first year, especially in the event that containment measures fail. This is according to the latest warning from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina today rejected criticism of Covid-Organics (CVO), an organic herbal concoction launched by Madagascar and credited for it’s effectiveness as a cure for the new coronavirus. Rajoelina has denounced a condescending attitude by the west towards African medicine.
Chinese President Xi Jinping allegedly pressured the World Health Organization (WHO) to postpone the global alert for Covid-19, asking its President, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, to withhold information on human-to-human transmission and postpone a pandemic alert. The WHO, in a quick rejoinder, has said that the charges are “unfounded and untrue.”
On Thursday, the United States and China blocked a French-Tunisian draft resolution in the United Nations Security Council calling for “enhanced coordination” in the face of Coronavirus pandemic. A diplomat, who declined to be identified, summed up the situation by saying, “it’s a major stalemate, nobody’s moving.” Another said, “we’re treading water.”
The Secretary-General of the World Health Organization today defended the organization, saying that it acted promptly in response to the new coronavirus pandemic. “From the beginning, the WHO has acted quickly and decisively to respond to warn the world,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.
At present, the number of infected with coronavirus is surpassing 3 million and over 205,000 deaths around the globe. Even though many nations seem to have passed their peak of the pandemic. The concern now is the possible second wave of COVID-19. On April 26th, US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron discussed the need to form the World Health Organization (WHO) and the convening of the conference of leaders of the “five” permanent members of the UN Security Council.
The World Health Organization (WHO) called on governments not to issue so-called “immunity passports,” or “safety certificates” for the new coronavirus. The idea, based on antibody tests, has been gaining ground as countries decide how to relax behavioral restrictions and lockdowns and return to normal life.
The death toll due to COVID-19, caused by the new coronavirus, has exceeded 200,000 worldwide.So far, the total number of infected people has reached nearly 2.9 million. This is according to statistics compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Deaths from the new virus were first reported by Chinese state media on January 11.
The United States has led the world nearly a century. There were certain setbacks and challenges over time. One would be the Caribbean Crisis in the last century. After the Caribbean Crisis, the world was divided into two spheres of influence between the United States and the Soviet Union. From 1944 the US dollar became the world’s reserve currency and the United States destroyed its main competitor Britain. Sole US power around the world has lasted only about 18 years.
The global coronavirus pandemic has infected 2,223,122 people all around the globe, causing 152,328 deaths as of April 18th. So far, the virus has killed 1,241 in Brazil alone. The U.S. is at present the hardest-hit country with up to 557,663 coronavirus cases and 22,116 total deaths, as reported by Johns Hopkins.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres believes that now is “not a time to cut the resources of the World Health Organization,” or any other humanitarian organization in the fight against the coronavirus. Guterres spoke in reaction to US President Donald Trump’s decision to halt the US contributions to the WHO budget.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has come forward to defend itself against US President Donald Trump’s allegations of negligence, prompting Trump to once again threaten to reduce the annual budget provided by the United States to the WHO. Trump says that China contributed much less than the United States.
A report from the World Health Organization (WHO) released on Monday shows that there is a shortfall of 5.9 million nurses worldwide. Faced with this scenario, the WHO highlighted the urgent need to increase the number of health professionals on all continents, to improve their working conditions and to value them.
The World Health Organization is reportedly planning to suggest that people wear masks in public places, even if they are not sick. Most European and American experts have not advised ordinary people to wear masks for several months. In addition to the WHO, U.S. President Donald Trump has also called for it.
The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, says the number of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus cases worldwide is accelerating. According to the news sources, the virus has already entered 195 countries and territories. The causative agent of pneumonia COVID-19 was detected in 378,000 people.
Today saw the number of infections by the new coronavirus in Africa exceed by 1,000 in 40 countries across the continent, with records of 30 deaths, according to the latest statistics on the covid-19 pandemic. In total, 1,107 cases of infection have been recorded since the beginning of the pandemic. The very first case on the continent was reported on February 14, in Egypt.