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WHO recommends breastfeeding, says no live coronavirus found in mothers' milk

WHO recommends breastfeeding, says no live coronavirus found in mothers' milk

Breastfeeding mothers do not seem to be passing on the new coronavirus to their infants, and based on current evidence the benefits outweigh any potential risks of transmission

Pandemic accelerating in Africa, test kits needed, WHO says

Pandemic accelerating in Africa, test kits needed, WHO says

The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating in Africa, spreading to rural areas after international travellers brought it to capital cities, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.

WHO warns of pressure on Latin American health systems

WHO warns of pressure on Latin American health systems

Healthcare systems across Latin America risk being overwhelmed by the coronavirus, the World Health Organisation has said, as the death toll from the disease in hard-hit Brazil nears 30,000.

Trump threatens to pull out of WHO over virus response, China

Trump threatens to pull out of WHO over virus response, China

President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to pull the US out of the World Health Organisation, accusing it of botching the global coronavirus response and of being a ‘puppet of China’.

WHO official advocates for mental health inclusion in Covid-19 recovery plan

WHO official advocates for mental health inclusion in Covid-19 recovery plan

Mental health should be a major component of the recovery plan from the Covid-19 pandemic for world governments, a senior official from World Health Organisation (WHO) has highlighted.

Taiwan's exclusion from WHO caused coronavirus deaths, US panel says

Taiwan's exclusion from WHO caused coronavirus deaths, US panel says

Lives have been lost in the coronavirus pandemic because of the World Health Organization's (WHO) exclusion of Taiwan and refusal to allow it to share best practices and information, a top US government commission on China said.

WHO says has no proof from US on 'speculative' Wuhan lab claims

WHO says has no proof from US on 'speculative' Wuhan lab claims

The World Health Organisation said Monday that Washington had provided no evidence to support ‘speculative’ claims by the US president that the new coronavirus originated in a Chinese lab.

WHO warns over virus immunity, toll nears 200,000

WHO warns over virus immunity, toll nears 200,000

The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Saturday that recovering from coronavirus might not protect people from reinfection as the death toll from the pandemic approached 200,000 around the globe.

World leaders launch WHO plan to curb Covid-19, US not involved

World leaders launch WHO plan to curb Covid-19, US not involved

World leaders pledged on Friday to accelerate work on tests, drugs and vaccines against Covid-19 and to share them around the globe, but the United States did not take part in the launch of the World Health Organization

Driver killed in WHO vehicle carrying virus swabs in Myanmar

Driver killed in WHO vehicle carrying virus swabs in Myanmar

A World Health Organization vehicle carrying swabs from patients to be tested for coronavirus came under gunfire in Myanmar's western Rakhine state and the driver was killed, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Don't neglect other health services amid Covid-19, WHO warns

Don't neglect other health services amid Covid-19, WHO warns

Asia-Pacific countries should not neglect other health services amid the coronavirus outbreak, the World Health Organisation warned Tuesday, noting that the region could face a new crisis ...

WHO warns against easing coronavirus measures too early

WHO warns against easing coronavirus measures too early

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has no blanket recommendation for countries and regions for easing measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).