World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Tuesday warned of a new pandemic coming up in the near future, which will be deadlier than Covid-19 and would be caused by ”another emerging pathogen with even more deadly potential.” It would be a Covid-19 variant, Tedros also explained.Add your comment!
Scientists in India have detected at least 3,000 daily cases of a new subvariant of Covid-19 which has been dubbed Arcturus and is a sublineage of the Omicron version. The new strain has been reported to spread fast and affect even the vaccinated population. It also produces unforeseen symptoms.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has reviewed its guidelines on whom to keep vaccinating against Covid-19. As per the global agency's new recommendations, countries were advised to reconsider whether to continue giving booster shots to low-risk groups, such as healthy children and adolescents.
The World Health Organization, WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 152nd meeting in Geneva, has appointed Dr. Jarbas Barbosa da Silva Jr. as Regional Director for the Americas effective February 2023.
The US Government announced Monday that the Covid-19 emergency is to be extended until May. The decision came after a World Health Organization (WHO) panel issued a recommendation not to change the current sanitary status given that SARS-CoV- 2 remains a “permanently established pathogen” in humans and animals.
An Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization convening Friday might decide to declare the end of the public health emergency stemming from Covid-19. The committee's decision is to be announced on Jan. 30.
The World Health Organization Tuesday issued a warning against a deadly cough syrup that has already killed some 300 children in 7 countries.
The World Health Organization Wednesday issued a recommendation whereby countries should foster the wearing of facemasks on long-haul flights amid a growing spread of the XBB.1.5 subvariant of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron strain.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided to suppress all distinctions between endemic and non-endemic countries regarding monkeypox, it was announced Saturday. The move seeks to facilitate the development of a unified response to the virus.
An increase in measles cases in January and February 2022 is a worrying sign of a heightened risk for the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases and could trigger larger outbreaks, particularly of measles affecting millions of children in 2022, warn WHO and UNICEF.