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Virus wave must be fought without vaccines: WHO

The World Health Organization s emergencies director warned that vaccines would not arrive in time to defeat the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. The WHO s...

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World may be tired, but virus ‘not tired of us’: WHO chief

Story by AFP The World Health Organization’s chief called Monday on everyone to keep fighting Covid-19, warning that while we may be sick of battling the pandemic, the...

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WHO urges world ‘don’t give up’ after covid-19 cases spike again

Story by AFP “When leaders act quickly, the virus can be suppressed,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus insisted. The World Health Organization chief warned Monday...

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WHO wants world to learn lessons from Pakistan’s COVID-19 response

Pakistan has made it to the list of seven countries highlighted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) whose preparation and response against the novel coronavirus...

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No country can just pretend pandemic is over: WHO chief

The World Health Organization (WHO) wants to see children returning to school and people returning to the workplace, but at the same time, no country can just pretend...

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Opening up without control of virus is ‘recipe for disaster’: WHO

The World Health Organization called on countries to persevere with restrictions to tackle Covid-19, director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, adding that...

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WHO urges countries to gamble on shared vaccine search

Story by AFP The WHO on August 13 urged countries to invest billions of dollars in searching for COVID-19 vaccines and treatments — calling it a snip compared to...

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There may never be a COVID-19 ‘silver bullet’, warns WHO

Story by AFP The World Health Organisation on August 4 warned that, despite the rush to discover effective vaccines, there might never be a “silver bullet”...

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WHO warns coronavirus pandemic likely to be ‘lengthy’

Story by AFP The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday (Aug 1) warned that the coronavirus pandemic will be lengthy and can lead to “response fatigue”.  Six...

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WHO reports record daily increase in global COVID-19 cases, up over 284,000

Story by Reuters The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on July 24, with the total rising by 284,196 in 24 hours. Deaths...