WHO reports drop in new COVID-19 infections across the world

WHO reports drop in new COVID-19 infections across the world By Staff The Associated Press Posted September 15, 2021 7:57 am 1:28 WHO says COVID-19 vaccine hoarding in developed world is “prolonging the pandemic” WATCH: WHO says COVID-19 vaccine hoarding in developed world is “prolonging the pandemic." – Sep 7, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on…

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WHO says it’s watching Mu, a new COVID-19 variant of interest

WHO says it’s watching Mu, a new COVID-19 variant of interest By Josh K. Elliott Global News Posted September 1, 2021 3:12 pm     Updated September 1, 2021 3:23 pm 4:33 COVID-19: Unvaccinated people are playing ‘roulette’ with Delta variant, Ontario’s top doctor says WATCH: Ontario's chief medical officer of health Dr. Kieran Moore said Tuesday that people who…

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WHO wants air bridge in northern Afghanistan as humanitarian crisis looms

WHO wants air bridge in northern Afghanistan as humanitarian crisis looms By Stephanie Nebehay and Emma Farge Reuters Posted August 27, 2021 9:02 am     Updated August 27, 2021 2:00 pm 2:06 Afghan-Canadians say they fear safety of loved ones as country’s extraction mission ends WATCH: Afghan-Canadians say they fear safety of loved ones as country's extraction mission ends.…

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WHO calls for global pause on COVID-19 vaccine boosters

WHO calls for global pause on COVID-19 vaccine boosters By Staff Reuters Posted August 4, 2021 9:44 am     Updated August 4, 2021 5:15 pm 4:05 WHO calls for moratorium on COVID-19 booster shot as low income counties lag behind in first doses WATCH: World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called for a moratorium on COVID-19 vaccine booster…

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WHO asks China to be ‘transparent,’ provide raw data on COVID-19 origins

WHO asks China to be ‘transparent,’ provide raw data on COVID-19 origins By Staff Reuters Posted July 15, 2021 11:33 am 1:27 Coronavirus: WHO says countries must not be punished ‘for transparently sharing new scientific findings’ WATCH ABOVE: WHO says countries must not be punished ‘for transparently sharing new scientific findings’ – Dec 28, 2020 comments Leave a comment facebook…

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COVID-19 has caused nearly 23 million children to miss routine vaccinations: UN

COVID-19 has caused nearly 23 million children to miss routine vaccinations: UN By Stephanie Nebehay Reuters Posted July 14, 2021 8:07 pm View image in full screen FILE – In this Feb. 16, 2019, file photo, Philippine National Red Cross and Health Department volunteers conduct house-to-house measles vaccination to children at an informal settlers community in Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit…

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At least 50 killed in COVID-19 hospital ward fire in Iraq

At least 50 killed in COVID-19 hospital ward fire in Iraq By Qassim Abdul-zahra The Associated Press Posted July 12, 2021 10:56 pm View image in full screen People inspect the damage at the site where a fire broke out at al-Hussain coronavirus hospital, in Nassiriya, Iraq, July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item…

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FDA warns Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine linked to rare neurological reaction

FDA warns Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine linked to rare neurological reaction By Matthew Perrone And Mike Stobbe The Associated Press Posted July 12, 2021 8:04 pm View image in full screen From front, registered nurses Megan McLaughlin and Amy Wells join pharmacist Claudia Corona-Guevara in drawing shots of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the pharmacy of National Jewish…

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Canada donating 17.7M AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines amid global disparities

Canada donating 17.7M AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines amid global disparities By Amanda Connolly Global News Posted July 12, 2021 11:48 am     Updated July 12, 2021 3:45 pm 0:57 Canada to donate 17.5 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to COVAX Procurement Minister Anita Anand announced on Monday that Canada will donate 17.5 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to…

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Poor global vaccine access could create COVID-19 variants, risk economic recovery: G20

Poor global vaccine access could create COVID-19 variants, risk economic recovery: G20 By Gavin Jones and Leigh Thomas Reuters Posted July 10, 2021 12:40 pm     Updated July 10, 2021 12:41 pm 2:09 The race between COVID-19 vaccines and variants WATCH: The race between COVID-19 vaccines and variants comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp…

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G20 wants greater COVID-19 vaccine sharing, but makes no new commitments

G20 wants greater COVID-19 vaccine sharing, but makes no new commitments By Francesco Guarascio Reuters Posted July 9, 2021 10:50 am 0:59 ‘Scandalous inequity:’WHO urges rich countries to get more vaccines for poorer countries WATCH (May 24, 2021) – ‘Scandalous inequity: ’WHO urges rich countries to get more vaccines for poorer countries – May 24, 2021 comments Leave a comment…

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WHO asks Western countries to recognize China’s COVID-19 vaccines

WHO asks Western countries to recognize China’s COVID-19 vaccines By Maria Cheng The Associated Press Posted July 1, 2021 1:07 pm 0:41 WHO approves Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use WATCH ABOVE: WHO approves Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use – Jun 1, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp…

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Failing to meet COVID-19 vaccine demands, COVAX scheme to be shaken up: report

Failing to meet COVID-19 vaccine demands, COVAX scheme to be shaken up: report By Francesco Guarascio Reuters Posted June 23, 2021 12:23 pm 1:46 COVID-19: World Health Organization renews plea for 10M vaccine doses for COVAX program WATCH ABOVE: COVID-19: World Health Organization renews plea for 10M vaccine doses for COVAX program – Apr 1, 2021 comments Leave a comment…

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Ebola outbreak that killed 12 in Guinea declared over by WHO

Ebola outbreak that killed 12 in Guinea declared over by WHO By Staff Reuters Posted June 19, 2021 7:59 am View image in full screen FILE-Int this Feb. 7, 2018 file photo Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), answers questions of the journalists about his first seven months in office and outlines the organization's priorities…

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Delta COVID-19 variant becoming dominant strain globally, WHO official says

Delta COVID-19 variant becoming dominant strain globally, WHO official says By Staff Reuters Posted June 18, 2021 11:40 am 1:56 U.K. delays reopening plans as cases of Delta variant surge The United Kingdom will be staying in lockdown longer than expected as cases of the Delta COVID-19 variant surge among young, unvaccinated people. Redmond Shannon reports on the new caution…

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‘We need more’: WHO chief says COVID-19 vaccine needs outstrip G7 promises

‘We need more’: WHO chief says COVID-19 vaccine needs outstrip G7 promises By Staff The Associated Press Posted June 12, 2021 5:00 pm     Updated June 12, 2021 5:06 pm 2:16 COVID-19: WHO chief calls inequitable distribution of vaccines a ‘moral outrage’ WATCH ABOVE: COVID-19: WHO chief calls inequitable distribution of vaccines a 'moral outrage' – Mar 22, 2021…

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The U.S. is investigating the origins of COVID-19. Here’s what’s known about the probe

The U.S. is investigating the origins of COVID-19. Here’s what’s known about the probe By Christina Larson And Nomaan Merchant The Associated Press Posted June 9, 2021 7:19 am 0:26 China’s foreign ministry firmly denies Wuhan lab linked to COVID-19 outbreak WATCH: China's foreign ministry firmly denies Wuhan lab linked to COVID-19 outbreak. comments Leave a comment facebook Share this…

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‘The world is watching us’: Pressure mounts for Canada to share surplus COVID-19 vaccines

‘The world is watching us’: Pressure mounts for Canada to share surplus COVID-19 vaccines By David Lao Global News Posted June 3, 2021 9:55 pm     Updated June 3, 2021 10:29 pm 2:02 U.S. to allocate 75% of unused COVID-19 vaccine to developing nations, Canada WATCH ABOVE: U.S. to allocate 75% of unused COVID-19 vaccine to developing nations. comments…

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