No going back to "old normal" – WHO chief More than 15 million cases of COVID-19 have now been reported to WHO, and almost 620,000 deaths.
13:40, 24 July 2020
WHO chief on COVID-19: "There is a lot to be concerned about" I want to be straight with you: there will be no return to the "old normal" for the foreseeable future, the official said.
20:59, 13 July 2020
CNN: Trump administration informs Congress the US is withdrawing from WHO The intention to withdraw from WHO was initially announced in May.
02:45, 08 July 2020
Average number of positive COVID-19 tests in Ukraine higher than in Europe – WHO representative The number of patients with COVID-19 is growing daily around the world.
20:55, 06 July 2020
High risk of polio outbreak in Ukraine, health ministry warns Over the five months of this year, only 30% of children in their first year of life requiring mandatory vaccinations received all three doses.
23:15, 03 July 2020
WHO chief predicts coronavirus effects to be felt for decades He says the pandemic is accelerating.
18:30, 22 June 2020
WHO says asymptomatic spread of coronavirus "very rare" Government responses should focus on detecting and isolating infected people with symptoms, the World Health Organization said.
10:00, 09 June 2020
Reuters: WHO head urges world not to let up on COVID battle The pandemic is worsening globally.
22:30, 08 June 2020
Trump says terminating U.S. relationship with World Health Organization over virus – media The U.S. will be redirecting those funds to other worldwide and deserving urgent global public health needs.
23:59, 29 May 2020
WHO warns of 'second peak' in areas where COVID-19 declining – media Many European countries and U.S. states have taken steps in recent weeks to lift lockdown measures.
23:59, 25 May 2020
WHO says coronavirus could become endemic like HIV – media There were over 4.26 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide as of Wednesday morning.
23:57, 13 May 2020
UN sustainable energy project in Ukraine now fighting COVID-19 The HOUSES programme, which continues through September 2020, is supported by EUR 4 million in European Union funding.
14:20, 13 May 2020
WHO chief on COVID-19: "This virus will be with us for a long time" Some countries that were affected early in the pandemic are now starting to see a resurgence in cases.
11:36, 23 April 2020
WHO head warns worst of virus still ahead – media Ghebreyesus didn't specify why he believes the outbreak that has infected some 2.5 million people and killed over 166,000 could get worse.
16:30, 21 April 2020
The Guardian: WHO warns that few have developed antibodies to COVID-19 Herd immunity hopes dealt blow by report suggesting only 2%-3% of people have been infected.
15:40, 21 April 2020
WHO says clinical trials of three COVID-19 vaccines underway Work also continues to accelerate R&D to counteract the pandemic.
01:15, 16 April 2020
Despite encouraging signs, coronavirus is 'advancing' worldwide, WHO envoy warns There were more than 1.8 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the world by Sunday night.
12:00, 13 April 2020
Reuters: Congo records second Ebola death in days The latest victim was an 11-month-old girl.
14:20, 12 April 2020
WHO warns against easing coronavirus measures too early – media One of the most important parts is not to let go of the measures too early in order not to have a fall back again.
16:28, 07 April 2020