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Updated : 3 weeks, 6 days ago IST
The WHO chief urged all countries to share true statistics so as to contribute to a more effective fight against the spread of the disease. Last week, Tedros asked China for reliable data on Covid hospitalizations and deaths in the country.
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A doctor at a hospital in Beijing was asked to not report COVID-19 as the primary cause of death.
This comes as WHO held a high-level meeting with counterparts in China last week to discuss the surge in cases and hospitalisations. Subsequently, WHO's Technical Advisory Group on SARS-CoV-2 Virus Evolution and the COVID-19 clinical management expert network groups both met with Chinese
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In the high-level meeting, WHO asked for more genetic sequencing data, data on disease impact including hospitalisations, intensive care unit (ICU) admissions and deaths -- and data on vaccinations delivered and vaccination status, especially in vulnerable people and those over 60 years o
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Friday said that the global body remains concerned over the evolving situation in China as the COVID-19 infections witness a new spike in the country after curbs were eased.
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Three years after its emergence in China's Wuhan, exactly how SARS-CoV-2 first emerged as a respiratory pathogen capable of sustained human-to-human transmission remains the subject of active debate.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
"We continue to call on China to share the data and conduct the studies that we have requested, to better understand the origins of this virus," the WHO chief told a media briefing, as quoted in a statement on the organization's website.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
As reflected in a new WHO report, Preventing injuries and violence: an overview, 3 of the top 5 causes of death among people aged 5-29 years are injury-related, namely road traffic injuries, homicide and suicide.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Uganda is going through a major outbreak of the deadly disease, and there have been 141 confirmed cases to date, and 22 probable cases, the UN News reported.
In a statement, the WHO said guidelines advise that skin-to-skin contact with a caregiver - known as kangaroo mother care - should start immediately after birth, without any initial period in an incubator.
WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus expressed gratitude to PM Modi for collaborating with WHO on building the global traditional health centre.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], September 18 (ANI): The World Health Organization on Saturday expressed deep concerns about the potential for a "second disaster in Pakistan: a wave of diseases and deaths" following the unprecedented floods caused by climate change, that have engulfed over 1,500 lives