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WHO pledges to help Georgia with coronavirus vaccine

WHO pledges to help Georgia with coronavirus vaccine

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will facilitate the fastest transfer of the Covid-19 vaccine to Georgia. He made such a promise during a telephone conversation with the Prime Minister of the republic, Georgy Gakharia, the press …

Azerbaijan Reveals Vaccination Plans

Azerbaijan Reveals Vaccination Plans

Vaccination of Azerbaijan’s population against Covid-19 will start in early 2021 following the finalization of negotiations for the purchase of vaccines. Authorities in the country defined scientifically substantiated safety as the key criteria a vaccine should meet, Caspian News writes in the article Azerbaijan Reveals Vaccination Plans Amidst Negotiations With Major Vaccine Developers

WHO recommends masks indoors if ventilation poor

WHO recommends masks indoors if ventilation poor

The World Health Organization on Wednesday recommended wearing face masks when indoors with other people, if the ventilation has been deemed inadequate, in an update to its COVID-19 guidance on masks. The new recommendations apply in …

WHO reports record single-day global increase in Covid-19 cases

WHO reports record single-day global increase in Covid-19 cases

294,237 cases of coronavirus were registered globally in 24 hours. This is the largest single-day increase since the pandemic began. According to the data published yesterday by the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of deaths …

WHO and UNICEF warn of a decline in vaccinations during COVID-19

WHO and UNICEF warn of a decline in vaccinations during COVID-19

The World Health Organization and UNICEF warned today of an alarming decline in the number of children receiving life-saving vaccines around the world. This is due to disruptions in the delivery and uptake of immunization services caused by the …

WHO advises to wear masks in public areas

WHO advises to wear masks in public areas

The World Health Organization (WHO) has changed its advice on face masks, saying they should be worn in public to help stop the spread of coronavirus, BBC reports. The global body said new information showed they could provide "a …

China denied access to coronavirus investigation by WHO

China denied access to coronavirus investigation by WHO

China has rejected numerous requests from the World Health Organization to allow it to participate in the investigation of the origin of COVID-19. The representative of WHO in China, Dr. Gauden Galea announced this, Sky …

WHO warns malaria deaths could double during virus pandemic

WHO warns malaria deaths could double during virus pandemic

The new coronavirus pandemic could severely disrupt access to anti-malaria nets and drugs in sub-Saharan Africa, the World Health Organization said Thursday, warning that malaria deaths risked doubling if efforts are not urgently scaled up, RFI …