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China Blocks WHO Team From Entering Country To Find COVID-19

An expert mission to China to find the origins of the Coronavirus pandemic stumbled before it even began, with the Head of the World Health Organisation complaining that Beijing was blocking the Team from entering the country. WHO Chief, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said he was “very disappointed” with the last-minute bar on entry, in […]

COVID-19: WHO Chief Hails Pfizer Vaccine News As ‘Encouraging’

The Director of the World Health Organisation, WHO, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has hailed Pfizer and BioNTech’s announcement that their vaccine has in trials proved 90-percent effective in preventing COVID-19 infections. The two Pharmaceutical Companies said the vaccine they have jointly developed had, during Phase 3 trials, provided protection to nearly all patients seven days […]

“Key To Contain Coronavirus Is Breaking The Chains Of Transmission”

The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, as said the key to containing Coronavirus is to break the chains of transmission. The WHO D.G also revealed that 24 cases of coronavirus have been exported from Italy to 14 Countries and about 97 cases exported from Iran to 11 Countries. In his […]

WHO Says Over 20 Coronavirus Vaccines In Development Globally

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that over 20 vaccines are in development globally, and several therapeutics are in clinical trials, all geared towards ousting the Coronavirus.  Disclosing this on Friday, February 28, 2020, in his opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19, WHO’s Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said first results on […]

Covid-19: South Korea Confirms Huge Rise In Cases

South Korea says the number of new coronavirus cases in the country has more than doubled in one day. Officials said on Saturday, February 22, 2020 that 229 new cases including nine hospital staff had been confirmed since Friday, February 21, 2020 raising the total to 433. In a televised address, Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun […]