China’s coronavirus outbreak poses a “very grave threat for the rest of the world,” the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday in an appeal for sharing virus samples and speeding up research into drugs and vaccines.
Two dozen critically ill Yemenis have been evacuated from the Saudi-besieged international airport of the capital Sana’a for a second time in a week via a humanitarian air bridge created by the United Nations.
Official data showed that an additional 20,629 people in Wuhan, Hubei’s locked down capital city, are in quarantine at home amid the outbreak. The city has recorded 8,351 confirmed cases, accounting for about 50 percent of the total confirmed cases in Hubei.
The Iranian health minister has, in a letter to the World Health Organization (WHO), criticized international organizations for not taking sufficient measures to help save lives of Iranian patients in the face of unilateral US sanctions.
The World Health Organization (WHO) responded to Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar, days after he said there was no established link between air pollution and a shorter life span.
Malaria still infects millions of people every year and kills more than 400,000 — mostly children in Africa — because the fight against the mosquito-borne disease has stalled, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) commends Iran's capacities in health sector, said the head of the technical committee of the 66th Session of WHO Regional Committee for Eastern Mediterranean which is being held in Tehran from Oc-14-17.
The Ebola epidemic in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been confined to a rural area rife with militias and people on the move, making it harder to stamp out altogether, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
Health ministers and high-level representatives of the 22 countries and territories of the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region, partner organizations and civil society, will take part in the 66th Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean, in Tehran, from October 14 to 17, 2019.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has accused Tanzania of failing to provide information on suspected cases of Ebola in the country, potentially hindering efforts to curb the spread of the deadly virus.
Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a rare public rebuke as the region struggles with an outbreak already declared a global health emergency.