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'The pandemic is accelerating. More than 150,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported to WHO yesterday – the most in a single day so far,' says WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says US involvement with the organization has made a 'great difference' over the decades and 'it is WHO's wish for this collaboration to continue'
Some 15 countries write to the director general of WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, asking that the question of Taiwan's participation be added to the agenda at the World Health Assembly
The WHO has developed a preliminary case definition for the disease, which it has dubbed 'Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children'
A six-month disruption of antiretroviral therapy due to the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to more than 500,000 extra deaths in the region in 2020-2021, according to the WHO and UNAIDS
'We have been warning from day one that this is a devil that everyone should fight,' Tedros tells a virtual briefing in Geneva
The Republicans accuse Tedros of being too willing to believe Beijing and of brushing off a Taiwanese warning on the ease of viral transmission
On social media, a battle is raging between the pro-Tedros and anti-Tedros camps
'We are deeply concerned that some countries are not approaching this threat with the level of political commitment needed to control it,' says WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says a 'window of opportunity' remains to contain the outbreak, noting that 'more than 130 countries have not detected any cases yet'
(UPDATED) The virus' rapid spread to new zones has authorities concerned – in the past 24 hours, it has affected 9 new countries, from Azerbaijan to Mexico to New Zealand
DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III says the Philippines draws inspiration from the WHO citation but will stay vigilant against the novel corinavirus
(4th UPDATE) The World Health Organization chief warns, however, that it is 'impossible to predict which direction this epidemic will take'
About 400 scientists are taking part in the two-day international meeting in Geneva which will review how the virus is transmitted and possible vaccines against it
While the spread of the virus outside China appears to be slow, World Health Organization head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warns it could accelerate
'The world is facing a chronic shortage of personal protective equipment,' Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tells the WHO's executive board in Geneva
'We have worked with Google to make sure people searching for information about coronavirus see WHO information at the top of their search results,' the World Health Organization says
'These deaths are an unacceptable price to pay for mobility,' says WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
The study also finds that men are particularly at risk, accounting for more than 3 quarters of alcohol-related deaths
On World No Tobacco Day, the World Health Organization hails that smoking has declined significantly since year 2000, but warns that there are still far too many people indulging in the dangerous habit
The World Health Organization is planning to begin a vaccination campaign in the area, near the border with the Republic of Congo, using an available stockpile of an experimental vaccine
'Air pollution threatens us all, but the poorest and most marginalized people bear the brunt of the burden,' World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says in a statement
(UPDATED) World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus takes back his decision after the appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe sparks outrage
The bloc warned it would support a no show at the ICC by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta if the demand was not answered