Your guide to COVAX, the WHO’s coronavirus global vaccine plan

Your guide to COVAX, the WHO’s coronavirus global vaccine plan By Emerald Bensadoun Global News Posted December 1, 2020 11:49 am     Updated December 1, 2020 12:09 pm 3:32 Canada’s plan for a COVID-19 vaccine rollout WATCH: Canada's plan for a COVID-19 vaccine rollout – Nov 18, 2020 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp…

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Mystery of the coronavirus origin: Experts still seeking answers

Mystery of the coronavirus origin: Experts still seeking answers By Saba Aziz Global News Posted November 25, 2020 4:48 pm     Updated November 26, 2020 8:13 am 9:50 Coronavirus outbreak: A timeline of how COVID-19 spread around world WATCH ABOVE: A timeline of how COVID-19 spread around world – Mar 20, 2020 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this…

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Coronavirus ‘Travel Pass’ concept picks up steam with airline industry

Coronavirus ‘Travel Pass’ concept picks up steam with airline industry By Rachael D'Amore Global News Posted November 23, 2020 12:18 pm     Updated November 23, 2020 12:38 pm 5:41 Coronavirus outbreak: Could immunity passports become the new normal? Could immunity passports become the new normal? – May 4, 2020 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook…

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WHO’s take on remdesivir leads to more confusion over coronavirus drugs

WHO’s take on remdesivir leads to more confusion over coronavirus drugs By Marilynn Marchione The Associated Press Posted November 20, 2020 8:10 am 0:40 Coronavirus: WHO says Remdesivir not effective in preventing death from COVID-19, trial to assess other antibodies WATCH: WHO says remdesivir not effective in preventing death from COVID-19, trial to assess other antibodies – Oct 16, 2020…

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WHO has recorded 65 cases of coronavirus linked to Geneva HQ: internal email

WHO has recorded 65 cases of coronavirus linked to Geneva HQ: internal email By MARIA CHENG and JAMEY KEATEN The Associated Press Posted November 16, 2020 12:20 pm     Updated November 16, 2020 3:29 pm 1:54 Coronavirus: WHO director-general in isolation after potential COVID-19 exposure WATCH: WHO director-general in isolation after potential COVID-19 exposure – Nov 2, 2020 comments…

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People of colour disproportionately affected by coronavirus in U.S., U.K.: study

People of colour disproportionately affected by coronavirus in U.S., U.K.: study By Staff Reuters Posted November 13, 2020 11:40 pm 1:50 Minority groups push for COVID-19 data tracking Minority groups push for COVID-19 data tracking (Aug. 20) – Aug 20, 2020 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this…

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Coronavirus surge pushes Czech Republic into 2nd lockdown, breaking gov’t pledges

Coronavirus surge pushes Czech Republic into 2nd lockdown, breaking gov’t pledges By Karel Janicek The Associated Press Posted October 22, 2020 2:50 am 1:54 Parts of Europe impose restrictions as COVID-19 resurges Parts of Europe impose restrictions as COVID-19 resurges comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item…

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Reality check: No, the WHO didn’t reverse its position on coronavirus lockdowns

Reality check: No, the WHO didn’t reverse its position on coronavirus lockdowns By Rachael D'Amore Global News Posted October 15, 2020 1:04 pm     Updated October 15, 2020 1:08 pm 2:10 Coronavirus: WHO wants to avoid ‘punishing’ lockdowns amid pandemic, official says WATCH: WHO wants to avoid 'punishing' lockdowns amid pandemic, official says comments Leave a comment facebook Share…

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Europe weighs new restrictions after 700,000 new coronavirus cases in a week

Europe weighs new restrictions after 700,000 new coronavirus cases in a week By Jamey Keaten And Frank Jordans The Associated Press Posted October 13, 2020 7:55 am     Updated October 13, 2020 1:01 pm 1:54 Parts of Europe impose restrictions as COVID-19 resurges WATCH: Parts of Europe impose restrictions as COVID-19 resurges comments Leave a comment facebook Share this…

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Donald Trump joins growing list of world leaders infected with coronavirus

Donald Trump joins growing list of world leaders infected with coronavirus By Cara Anna The Associated Press Posted October 2, 2020 9:04 am     Updated October 2, 2020 12:59 pm 6:41 President Donald Trump, first lady test positive for coronavirus WATCH: President Donald Trump, first lady test positive for coronavirus. comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on…

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Here’s when experts say Oxford University’s coronavirus vaccine could be ready

Here’s when experts say Oxford University’s coronavirus vaccine could be ready By Hannah Jackson Global News Posted July 20, 2020 10:13 pm 1:41 Early trials of U.K. COVID-19 vaccine shows promise WATCH: Early trials of U.K. COVID-19 vaccine shows promise comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item…

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Indigenous people especially ‘vulnerable’ to coronavirus pandemic, WHO warns

Indigenous people especially ‘vulnerable’ to coronavirus pandemic, WHO warns By Stephanie Nebehay and Michael Shields Reuters Posted July 20, 2020 12:05 pm     Updated July 20, 2020 12:30 pm 2:31 Coronavirus: Indigenous communities especially at risk to COVID-19, warns WHO WATCH: Coronavirus: Indigenous communities especially at risk to COVID-19, warns WHO comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item…

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U.S. to impose travel bans on Huawei employees, other Chinese companies: Pompeo

U.S. to impose travel bans on Huawei employees, other Chinese companies: Pompeo By Matthew Lee The Associated Press Posted July 15, 2020 11:22 am     Updated July 15, 2020 11:24 am 0:46 U.S. to impose visa restrictions on Huawei employees, employees of other Chinese tech companies WATCH: U.S. to impose visa restrictions on Huawei employees, employees of other Chinese…

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WHO says more research needed on possible airborne transmission of coronavirus

WHO says more research needed on possible airborne transmission of coronavirus By Julie Steenhuysen Reuters Posted July 9, 2020 12:56 pm 0:30 Coronavirus: WHO sets independent panel to review its handling of pandemic WATCH ABOVE: WHO sets independent panel to review its handling of pandemic comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via…

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New flu strain in China with ‘pandemic potential’ needs watching, researchers say

New flu strain in China with ‘pandemic potential’ needs watching, researchers say By Staff Reuters Posted June 30, 2020 12:31 am     Updated June 30, 2020 12:45 am 2:03 Coronavirus pandemic is ‘not even close to being over,’ WHO says World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stated on Monday that although some countries have made progress…

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Coronavirus: U.S. National Institutes of Health halts trial of hydroxychloroquine

Coronavirus: U.S. National Institutes of Health halts trial of hydroxychloroquine By Hannah Jackson Global News Posted June 20, 2020 12:49 pm 1:35 Coronavirus outbreak: Trump touts hydroxychloroquine even as U.S. revokes emergency use status WATCH: Donald Trump touts hydroxychloroquine even as U.S. revokes emergency use status comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item…

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Germany reports 657 new coronavirus cases linked to slaughterhouse

Germany reports 657 new coronavirus cases linked to slaughterhouse By Staff The Associated Press Posted June 18, 2020 9:41 am Updated June 18, 2020 9:42 am 13:37 Coronavirus: How the pandemic has changed the future of meat processing plants WATCH: How the pandemic has changed the future of meat processing plants comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on…

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Beijing in ‘wartime emergency’ after new coronavirus cases linked to local market

Beijing in ‘wartime emergency’ after new coronavirus cases linked to local market By Cate Cadell and Ryan Woo Reuters Posted June 13, 2020 1:57 am Updated June 13, 2020 1:59 am 1:19 Coronavirus outbreak: China would make COVID-19 vaccine a ‘global public product’ China said on Sunday that it will increase international cooperation if it succeeds in developing a novel…

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China dismisses claim that COVID-19 started spreading in Wuhan last August

China dismisses claim that COVID-19 started spreading in Wuhan last August By Reuters Posted June 9, 2020 12:31 pm 2:11 Coronavirus outbreak: WHO walks back remarks, says asymptomatic transmission of coronavirus is occurring WHO walks back remarks, says asymptomatic transmission of coronavirus is occurring comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp…

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Coronavirus: Feds to spend $8.9M in foreign aid for reproductive health services

Coronavirus: Feds to spend $8.9M in foreign aid for reproductive health services By Teresa Wright The Canadian Press Posted June 9, 2020 10:34 am Updated June 9, 2020 4:28 pm 1:28 Coronavirus outbreak: WHO releases policy brief on COVID-19 and gender Coronavirus outbreak: WHO releases policy brief on COVID-19 and gender comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on…

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Coronavirus deaths top 400,000 worldwide

Coronavirus deaths top 400,000 worldwide By Joseph Wilson The Associated Press Posted June 7, 2020 3:43 pm Updated June 7, 2020 4:16 pm 1:19 Coronavirus outbreak: China would make COVID-19 vaccine a ‘global public product’ WATCH: China said on Sunday that it will increase international cooperation if it succeeds in developing a novel coronavirus vaccine comments Leave a comment facebook…

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Coronavirus: U.K. becomes second country with over 40,000 deaths

Coronavirus: U.K. becomes second country with over 40,000 deaths By PAN PYLAS The Associated Press Posted June 5, 2020 5:07 pm Updated June 5, 2020 5:10 pm FILE – In this Friday, March 20, 2020 file photo, passengers wearing face masks travel on a Piccadilly Line underground train in London. AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File comments Leave a comment facebook Share…

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