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WHO revises COVID-19 isolation period guidelines

by editor1 / Sep 14, 2020 / 0 comments

New information based on scientific evidence became available that although viral shedding may continue to occur after one has recovered from the symptoms of COVID-19, the virus does not have the potential to replicate and therefore to be transmitted to susceptible individuals.

WHO declares new and dangerous phase of COVID-19 pandemic

by editor1 / Jun 20, 2020 / 0 comments

-The World Health Organisation's (WHO) chief has declared a new and dangerous phase of the COVID-19 pandemic after 150 000 cases were recorded in a single day.

WHO declares 12 May International Nurses Day

by editor1 / May 11, 2020 / 0 comments

-The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared 12 May International Nurses Day, in recognition of the vital role nurses and midwives play in providing health services.

WHO says Madagascar's herbal tonic not a COVID-19 cure

by editor1 / May 04, 2020 / 0 comments

-The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned against Madagascar's herbal tonic that its president claims can cure COVID-19.

WHO concerned about COVID-19 strain on health sector

by editor1 / Apr 11, 2020 / 0 comments

-As COVID-19 spread across the African continent experts are worried about the potential strain on the health sector.

Namibian Government supports WHO Director-General

by editor1 / Apr 10, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Namibian government has noted with concern, several voices raising unfounded criticisms on the Director-General of the World Health Organisation Dr Tedros Ghehebreyesus.

WHO Director-General says he's received death threats

by editor1 / Apr 09, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said he's received death threats and racist insults while running the global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

WHO condemns racist remarks by French scientists

by editor1 / Apr 07, 2020 / 0 comments

-The World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has condemned strongly condemns as "racist" the comments by two French doctors who suggested a vaccine for the Coronavirus could be tested in Africa.

WHO commends frontline personnel for their dedication in combating COVID-19

by editor1 / Apr 07, 2020 / 0 comments

-The World Health Organisation (WHO) has commended frontline health personnel for their dedication in combating the spread of COVID-19.

WHO recommends world citizens to take preventative measures against COVID-19

by editor1 / Mar 14, 2020 / 0 comments

-In the absence of a COVID-19 vaccine, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended some preventative measures to keep infections at bay.

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