Uruguay's Health Minister Daniel Salinas Thursday denied his country was to change course in its coronavirus immunization drive despite the World Health Organization's (WHO) requested that countries with a surplus of vaccines should donate them before applying the third dose.
COVID-19 vaccine inequity will have a lasting and profound impact on socio-economic recovery in low and lower-middle-income countries without urgent action to boost supply and assure equitable access for every country, including through dose sharing, according to new data released today by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the University of Oxford.
World Health Organization (WHO) officials have urged even fully vaccinated people to continue wearing masks and to keep taking other measures to prevent infection.
United States President Joseph Biden has made it clear that after weighing all the pros and cons he was in favor of waiving intellectual property rights on anticovid-19 vaccine patents so that they can be produced faster and the world can finally overcome the current pandemic.
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg has donated € 120,000 to the World's Health Organization (WHO) to buy anti-covid-19 vaccines, as part of the global effort for equitable access to vaccines for those most at risk, it was announced.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and other top world leaders agreed Tuesday in a joint news article published in various top world newspapers that the international community should work together “towards a new international treaty for pandemic preparedness and response.” Also signing the declaration was World Health Organization (WHO) Chief Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
REUTERS – The World Health Organization's director-general said on Monday that systems meant to protect public health were working, as several countries suspended the use of the AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine to investigate possible side-effects.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged nations producing Covid-19 vaccines not to distribute them unilaterally but to donate them to the global Covax scheme to ensure fairness.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday listed AstraZeneca and Oxford University’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, widening access to the relatively inexpensive shot in the developing world.
World Health Organization head, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday that all hypotheses on the origins of Covid-19 remain open and require further analysis and study.