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World short of six million nurses, WHO says

World short of six million nurses, WHO says

As COVID-19 captures global headlines, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned Tuesday that the world needs nearly six million nurses.

Worldwide virus lockdowns as WHO warns young people 'not invincible'

Worldwide virus lockdowns as WHO warns young people 'not invincible'

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide kicked off the weekend under a coronavirus lockdown, as the global death toll accelerated sharply and the World Health Organization warned the young ...

WHO praises Qatar's measures to contain Covid-19

WHO praises Qatar's measures to contain Covid-19

World Health Organisation (WHO) director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded the efforts made by Qatar "to implement a comprehensive approach to control Covid-19".

Massive shutdowns to avert Covid-19; WHO urges more tests

Massive shutdowns to avert Covid-19; WHO urges more tests

Restaurants, cinemas and schools were shutting down from New York and Los Angeles to Paris and Asian cities in a worldwide effort to combat the coronavirus pandemic ...

More than 70% of Covid-19 patients in China have recovered: WHO

More than 70% of Covid-19 patients in China have recovered: WHO

Officials at the World Health Organization (WHO) said that more than 70% who have been sickened by COVID-19 in China have recovered.

'Long list' of countries not doing enough against virus: WHO

'Long list' of countries not doing enough against virus: WHO

The World Health Organization warned Thursday that too many countries were not taking all the steps needed to fight the spread of the deadly new coronavirus.

Coronavirus can be contained: WHO chief

Coronavirus can be contained: WHO chief

About 3.4% of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus 2019 (Covid -19) have died, far above seasonal flu's fatality rate of under 1%, but the novel coronavirus can be contained ...

WHO is cautious as Congo celebrates discharge of last Ebola patient

WHO is cautious as Congo celebrates discharge of last Ebola patient

As health officials in Congo celebrated the discharge of the last Ebola patient from its treatment centre in Beni on Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) cautioned that the outbreak was not yet past.

World 'in uncharted territory' as coronavirus spreads: WHO

World 'in uncharted territory' as coronavirus spreads: WHO

Coronavirus is now spreading much more rapidly outside China than within the country, leading the world into uncharted territory, but the outbreak can still be contained, the World Health Organization (WHO) said ...

WHO concerned about coronavirus cases with no clear link

WHO concerned about coronavirus cases with no clear link

The World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned about the number of coronavirus cases with no clear epidemiological link, although the total number of cases outside China remains relatively small ...

China virus deaths rise past 800, overtaking SARS toll

China virus deaths rise past 800, overtaking SARS toll

The death toll from the novel coronavirus surged past 800 in mainland China on Sunday, overtaking global fatalities in the 2002-03 SARS epidemic

Health minister meets WHO director general in Geneva

Health minister meets WHO director general in Geneva

HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari has met with the World Health Organisation (WHO) director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in Geneva.