Tag: WHO

WHO Declares Africa Free Of Polio

It is indeed a historic day as World Health Organisation has on Tuesday, 25 August declared Africa free of Polio. This comes after four years...

Over $30B Needed To Develop COVID-19 Tests, Treatments, Vaccines- WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday that a global initiative to speed up the development and production of COVID-19 tests, vaccines and treatments...

Transmission Of Coronavirus By Patients Who Show No Symptoms Is Very...

An official with the World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that transmission of Coronavirus by an asymptomatic patient is now very rare. Dr.Maria Van Kerkhove,...

Coronavirus: WHO Says Africa Now Has 5,013 Confirmed Cases, 157 Deaths

The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says there are now 5,013 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in 46...

WHO Certifies New HIV Treatment Drug

An antiretroviral drug dolutegravir, commonly known as DTG, has been certified safe for use by pregnant women and those in their reproductive years by the World Health...

Addiction To Video Games Now A Mental Health Disorder – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially described addiction to video games as a Mental Health Disorder. In its International Classification of Diseases (ICD), the...

Ebola Outbreak Spreads In DRC ~ WHO Warns

Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has spread to eastern ‘no-go’ zone surrounded by rebels, UN agencies have warned. The office...

WHO Deploy 39 Personnel To Tackle Cholera In Adamawa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has deployed 39 personnel to Mubi North and Mubi South local government areas of Adamawa to control a recent...

WHO Warns Nipah Virus With A Mortality Rate Of 70 Percent...

At least 13 people have died in India after an outbreak of a rare disease that health officials warn could cause a global epidemic. Emergency...

WHO To Provide Experimental Ebola Vaccine As New Cases Emerge

The head of the World Health Organization said Sunday there has been another reported case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo and...