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WHO warns virus crisis not over as vaccine rollout approaches

WHO warns virus crisis not over as vaccine rollout approaches

The World Health Organisation has warned that vaccines will be no magic bullet for the coronavirus crisis as nations gear up for a massive rollout to tackle surging infections.

WHO looks at e-certificates for Covid-19 vaccination

WHO looks at e-certificates for Covid-19 vaccination

The World Health Organisation said it was considering introducing electronic vaccination certificates, as hopes for an end to the pandemic were boosted after Britain became the first country to approve use of a Covid-19 vaccine.

WHO warns malaria fight flat-lining

WHO warns malaria fight flat-lining

Progress in eliminating malaria has stalled in recent years, the World Health Organization said Monday, with more than 400,000 people once again estimated to have died from the disease last year.

WCM-Q researchers produce a WHO report on hepatitis C and a path for eliminating the disease

WCM-Q researchers produce a WHO report on hepatitis C and a path for eliminating the disease

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q), in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO), have produced a comprehensive report on the hepatitis C virus epidemic ...

WHO advises against Gilead's remdesivir for all hospitalised Covid-19 patients

WHO advises against Gilead's remdesivir for all hospitalised Covid-19 patients

Gilead's remdesivir is not recommended for patients hospitalised with Covid-19, regardless of how ill they are, as there is no evidence the drug improves survival or reduces the need for ventilation, a World Health Organisation ...

Qatar participates in resumed World Health Assembly, WHO board meetings

Qatar participates in resumed World Health Assembly, WHO board meetings

Qatar is participating in the resumed 73rd session of the World Health Assembly, which has begun its work last Monday via video conferencing and will run until November 14 as well as in the meetings of the resumed 147th session ...

QRCS, WHO provide psychosocial support services in Syria

QRCS, WHO provide psychosocial support services in Syria

In partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO), Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is working on a project to deploy mobile psychological clinics in northern Syria.

Six countries reported coronavirus on mink farms, WHO says

Six countries reported coronavirus on mink farms, WHO says

Denmark and the United States are among six countries that have reported new coronavirus cases linked to mink farms, the World Health Organization said.

UNICEF, WHO warn of vaccines shortage for children in Libya

UNICEF, WHO warn of vaccines shortage for children in Libya

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have warned of the acute shortage of vaccines for children in Libya, pointing out that many vaccination ...

WHO chief in quarantine after contact tests positive for Covid-19

WHO chief in quarantine after contact tests positive for Covid-19

The World Health Organisation chief said late Sunday that he was self-quarantining after someone he had been in contact with tested positive for Covid-19, but stressed he had no symptoms.

WHO: Some countries need to impose nationwide lockdowns to curb coronavirus

WHO: Some countries need to impose nationwide lockdowns to curb coronavirus

The World Health Organization warned that some countries may need to shut down their nonessential businesses again as a way to take the "heat" out of their worsening coronavirus outbreaks.

Europe, WHO sound alarm over resurgent virus crisis

Europe, WHO sound alarm over resurgent virus crisis

The European Union's disease control agency has joined frantic health workers to sound the alarm over a coronavirus surge across the continent, as the World Health Organisation warned of an ‘exponential’ rise in infections.