According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Covid-19 might soon be similar to seasonal flu in terms of the threat it means to human life, it was announced as the global agency hopes to further reduce its maximum alert level this year.
World Health Organization (WHO) experts have expressed their concern after two cases of humans catching H5N1 avian flu were confirmed this week. During a virtual press conference Friday, WHO Director of Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness and Prevention Sylvie Briand said the situation was worrying.
Argentine authorities have declared a state of emergency after the first case of avian influenza was confirmed in wild birds in the northern province of Jujuy bordering Bolivia.
Following the death of nine people due to the so-called Marburg virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) has convened an emergency meeting to discuss measures against the spread of a deadly pathogen, which is similar to Ebola in its effects, it was reported Tuesday.
Given the fast spread of the newest Omicron variant of Covid 19, countries should require air passengers to wear masks on long-haul flights, the World Health Organization (WHO) has officially requested.
Uruguayan health officials Thursday reported eight people have died of a strong form of streptococcus after cases were detected between Nov. 3 and Dec. 12 in the South American country.
The World Health Organization announced that Dr. Jeremy Farrar will become its new Chief Scientist. Currently, the Director of the Wellcome Trust, Dr. Farrar will join WHO in the second quarter of 2023.
Urgent action is needed globally and locally to achieve safe and sustainably managed water, sanitation and hygiene for all in order to prevent devastating impacts on the health of millions of people.
Alcohol will not be sold to fans at the World Cup's eight stadiums in Qatar after FIFA and the country's authorities changed its policy two days before the start of the World Cup 2022. However not only keep away from the alcohol temptation, even more, but important also beware of camels and the camel virus.
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said today that the planet was better positioned than ever to end the COVID-19 pandemic.