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Monkeypox cases triple in Europe, WHO informs

Monkeypox cases triple in Europe, WHO informs

Over the past two weeks, the monkeypox epidemic has accelerated in Europe. The number of cases has tripled, WHO Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge said. In total, over 5,000 cases of infection have been confirmed in 51 countries, …

WHO urges achieving vaccination coverage of at least 70%

WHO urges achieving vaccination coverage of at least 70%

COVID-19 incidence is growing in nearly 70 world nations amid the decreasing testing rates, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Sunday and called achieving a vaccination coverage of at least …

WHO: Monkeypox could accelerate spread in summer

WHO: Monkeypox could accelerate spread in summer

The incidence of monkeypox could jump this summer due to mass events, Hans Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe, said. "We are approaching the summer period in Europe, which is accompanied by mass gatherings, festivals and …

WHO: weekly COVID-19 cases up 7% worldwide

WHO: weekly COVID-19 cases up 7% worldwide

Over 12 million people contracted the novel coronavirus infection worldwide over the past week, more than 32,000 patients died, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Wednesday. The number of new infections increased by 7%, …

WHO approves new American COVID-19 vaccine

WHO approves new American COVID-19 vaccine

The American anti-coronavirus vaccine Nuvaxovid from Novavax is included in the list of treatments for coronavirus COVID-19. It is said in a statement by the World Health Organization (WHO). "WHO has published …

WHO: "No more boosters should be administered"

WHO: "No more boosters should be administered"

About 22 months since the first cases of COVID-19 were reported, and almost a year since the first vaccines were approved. Nevertheless, reported cases and deaths from the virus are increasing again WHO …

WHO concerned with COVID-19 resurgence in Europe

WHO concerned with COVID-19 resurgence in Europe

Today, every single country in Europe and central Asia is facing a real threat of COVID-19 resurgence, or already fighting it. The current pace of transmission across the 53 countries of the WHO European Region is of grave concern. COVID-19 cases …

Georgia not to halt AstraZeneca rollout

Georgia not to halt AstraZeneca rollout

Georgian Health Minister Yekaterina Tikaradze said today that the Georgian authorities do not intend to refuse to vaccinate the population against the coronavirus with the British AstraZeneca jab, despite the decision of many European countries …

Azerbaijan opposes unfair distribution of coronavirus vaccines

Azerbaijan opposes unfair distribution of coronavirus vaccines

Azerbaijan, the incumbent chairman of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), the largest international organization after the United Nations, has played an active role in the global fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, Dr. Vasif Huseynov, a senior advisor at the Center of Analysis of International Relations and Adjunct Lecturer at Khazar University in Baku, writes in the article for Eurasia Review

Georgia to receive Pfizer vaccine in late February

Georgia to receive Pfizer vaccine in late February

By the end of February, Georgia will receive the first doses of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia wrote on Facebook. The head of government expressed special gratitude for the …

WHO: second year of pandemic 'could even be tougher'

WHO: second year of pandemic 'could even be tougher'

The second year of the COVID-19 pandemic may be tougher than the first given how the new coronavirus is spreading, especially in the northern hemisphere as more infectious variants circulate, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. …