The world is on the brink of “catastrophic moral failure” in sharing COVID-19 vaccines, the head of the World Health Organization said on Monday
"We might be tired of COVID-19. But it is not tired of us," he said.
PM Imran asks WHO to develop travel guidelines for all countries
The new coronavirus outbreak can now be characterised as a pandemic, the head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
Italy had earlier identified 16 new cases, with authorities in the north ordering the closure of schools, bars and other public places in 10 towns.
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said viruses could have "more powerful consequences than any terrorist action".
ISLAMABAD: Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday lauded the efforts of Pakistan for polio eradication. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that Pakistan would soon become a polio free state though joint efforts and expressed satisfaction over the measures and reforms taken by the government. He visited the polio emergency operations center and appreciated the performance of its officials. The WHO chief said that it was the time to make Pakistan a polio free…
RIO DE JANEIRO: The Zika virus, believed to be linked to the serious birth defect microcephaly, presents a "formidable" challenge that will be hard to stamp out, World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan said Wednesday.