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Geneva [Switzerland], April 13 (ANI): There have been now seven consecutive weeks of increasing Covid-19 cases and four weeks of increasing deaths globally, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, said on Monday adding that the coronavirus pandemic is '
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Geneva [Switzerland], April 11 (ANI): World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that there is a "shocking imbalance" in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines for poorer countries.
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Geneva [Switzerland], March 31 (ANI): World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday extended condolences to the kin of the polio vaccinators who were killed while on duty in Afghanistan.
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Geneva [Switzerland], March 30 (ANI): Global leaders have called for a new treaty to help the world prepare for future pandemics, in a warning against rising vaccine nationalism.
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Geneva [Switzerland], March 13 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday issued emergency use authorization for Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for the one-shot dose to be used as part of the United Nation's international vaccine distribution effort.
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Washington [US], March 6 (ANI): The chances of a deeper investigation on the origins of the coronavirus pandemic and holding Beijing accountable will depend a great deal on Joe Biden administration, said Jianli Yang, a Chinese dissident and son of a former Communist Party leader, a former po
Geneva [Switzerland], March 6 (ANI): Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization's director-general, said on Friday, COVAX -- the international program set up to get coronavirus vaccines to the world -- delivered 20 million vaccine doses to 20 countries in the first week of
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New York [US], February 27 (ANI/Xinhua): The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously passed a resolution calling on all member states to support a "sustained humanitarian pause" to local conflicts, in order to allow for COVID-19 vaccinations.
Geneva [Switzerland], February 25 (ANI): World Health Organisation (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Thursday thanked India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "supporting vaccine equity".
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Geneva [Switzerland], February 20 (ANI): World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Friday urged countries and drugmakers to help speed up the manufacture and distribution of vaccines across the globe, warning that the world could be "back at square one" if some coun
Geneva [Switzerland], February 16 (ANI): The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday (local time) gave emergency use approval (EUA) to two versions of AstraZeneca-Oxford-developed COVID-19 vaccines, allowing these shots to be rolled out globally through COVAX. The vaccines are being produc
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Geneva [Switzerland], February 13 (ANI): The World Health Organization's (WHO) team probing coronavirus origins, which is on a visit to China's Wuhan, the first Covid-19 hotspot, will publish a preliminary report next week, said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Friday.