The researchers claim to have established a link and a potential pathway for the early COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan.
The visit to the Wuhan Institute of Virology was one of the highlights of the WHO mission in order to gather data and search for clues as to where the COVID virus originated and how it spread
African health official blasts 'terrible' vaccine inequality; high-income nations oppose proposal to waive IP rules
A small group of high-income countries and their trading partners, including the EU, US, Brazil, Canada, Japan and the UK Thursday opposed South Africa and India's request to waive some intellectual property rules to allow for faster, easier access to COVID-19 vaccines around the world
The chief of the global health body also warned that the rich and powerful countries must not trample the poor and marginalized 'in the stampede for vaccines'
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WHO emergencies director hailed the 'tremendous amount of scientific investigation' done by the Chinese, but said international experts needed to be reassured about the quality of the science
The World Disaster Report rated climate change as the greatest global challenge, finding disasters triggered by climate-related events had risen 35% since 1990s
A 2010 study suggests that cardiovascular complications are the major cause of death among 70 percent of patients with Type 2 diabetes
World Heart Day 2020: Here's why we celebrate 29 September to raise awareness about cardiovascular diseases
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WHO to roll out 120 million rapid COVID-19 tests that promises result 'in minutes' for poorer countries
Rolling out quicker testing in poorer countries aims to help health care workers get a better grip on where the coronavirus is circulating, in hopes of following up with containment and other measures to stop it
WHO's emergencies director Michael Ryan on Saturday said that one million deaths "is a terrible number and we need to reflect on that before we start considering a second million"
In early April, Trump blasted the agency, saying they "called it wrong" on COVID-19, that the WHO was "very China-centric" in its approach
WHO chief warns against reopening too quickly without controlling COVID-19, says its a 'recipe of disaster'
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus insists that countries that are serious about opening up must also be serious about suppressing transmission
WHO says reports on Hong Kong man getting reinfected with COVID-19 are 'important' for vaccine research
A WHO spokesperson said that the unpublished study offers the first "clear documentation" that reinfection is possible, but added that the number of such cases is likely very small
From nurses and doctors to contract tracers and volunteers, women are disproportionately represented on the front lines of health care delivery, study finds.
Epidemiological studies will begin in Wuhan to identify the potential source of early cases of COVID-19, said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Seth Berkley, chief executive of the GAVI vaccine alliance, said they're aiming for tiered pricing for richer and poorer countries to ensure fair global access to COVID-19 shots
In the first days of the outbreak, WHO prefered to communicate over Twitter, which goes against the agreed communication plan in the 2005 IHR.
Mike Ryan, head of WHO's emergencies program, cautioned schools about re-opening until community transmission of COVID-19 is under control.