Effects of Covid-19 Felt For Decades to Come, WHO Chief Says
"The Covid-19 pandemic is a once-in-a-century health crisis ... Many countries that believed they were past the worst are now grappling with new outbreaks. Some that were less affected in the earliest weeks are now seeing escalating numbers of cases and deaths. And some that had large outbreaks have brought them under control," World Health Organisation Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.
COVID-19 Emergency Committee Highlights Need for Response Efforts Over Long Term
WHO, 3 August 2020
The Emergency Committee on COVID-19, convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR), held its fourth meeting on 31 July. In its… Read more »
Pooling Samples Boosts Covid-19 Testing
WHO, 31 July 2020
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WHO a Veritable Partner in Achieving Nigeria's Polio-Free Status, ED of Nphcda Affirms
WHO, 27 July 2020
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Robots Used to Fight Against Covid-19
WHO, 31 July 2020
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As of October 18, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 8,430,779 while over 102,872,162 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.
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Covid-19 infections in Africa are about to exceed one million cases as the pandemic surges in several hotspot countries.Five countries account for about 75% of the Covid-19 ... Read more »
The keys to reducing the global toll of the pandemic are known. Find, treat, isolate and contact trace every case of COVID-19. And while testing, treatment and tracing are under ... Read more »
Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr Tedros Adhanom.