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Pandemic ‘Not Even Close’ To Over As Toll Passes 500,000

The coronavirus pandemic is “not even close to being over”, the WHO warned Monday, as the global death toll passed half a million and cases surged in Latin America and the United States.  In another grim milestone, the number of infections recorded worldwide topped 10 million, while some authorities reimposed lockdown measures that have crippled […]

Over 10 Million Coronavirus Cases Registered Worldwide

More than 10 million cases of the new coronavirus have been officially declared around the world, half of them in Europe and the United States, according to an AFP tally at 0930 GMT Sunday, June 28, 2020, based on official sources. At least 10,003,942 infections, including 498,779 deaths, have been registered globally. Europe remains the […]

WHO Declares Nigeria Polio Free

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Nigeria free of wild polio, following the completion of documentation for the free status. This was disclosed via the official twitter account, @WHOAFRO, of the health agency’s regional office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo.  It tweeted: “Today, Nigeria’s complete documentation for Wild Polio virus free status was accepted […]

EU, WHO Leaders To Join Spain Victims’ Memorial On July

Spain Prime Minister has disclosed that the nation  will formally honour its coronavirus victims on July 16 with a ceremony that will be attended by top EU and World Health Organization, WHO. “There will be a state ceremony on July 16 to honour our 27,000 fellow countrymen who lost their lives that will also pay […]

COVID-19: “Africa Cases Hit 222,000, Death Toll Over 6,000” –

The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, has disclosed that the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa is now over 222,000. The update was conveyed via the UN’s health agency official twitter account @WHOAFRO on Saturday. The tweet read: “There are over 222,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African […]

‘‘US Is ‘Terminating’ Relationship With WHO’’ – Trump

President Donald Trump on Friday said he was breaking off US ties with the World Health Organization, WHO. President Trump said the decision is hinged on the fact that the health organization has failed to do enough to combat the initial spread of the novel coronavirus. Earlier Trump had suspended funding to the UN agency, […]

COVID-19: WHO Advises On Eating Healthy Diets

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed that eating healthy diet is important during the COVID-19 pandemic as food and drinks can affect the body’s ability to prevent, fight and recover from infections. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the world health body disclosed this in a statement on Monday from Geneva.  “Good […]

Thailand Enters Global Race For Coronavirus Vaccine With Trials On

Thailand is conducting tests on macaque monkeys as it races to produce a cheaper, alternative Coronavirus vaccine. A top Researcher disclosed this on Monday, May 25, 2020, with a relief that the vaccine will be ready by 2021. According to the World Health Organization, more than 100 candidate vaccines are currently in various stages of […]

COVID-19: WHO Revealed African Countries With Fewer Cases

The World Health Organisation reported that COVID-19 cases in Africa have increased to 86,000 on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. This was disclosed by the WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, via its offcial twitter handle. The World Health Organization also said Lesotho, Comoros, and Seychelles are countries currently with the lowest confirmed cases […]

COVID-19: WHO Meets African Traditional Medicine Experts For Cure

The World Health Organisation says it met with 70 traditional medicine experts in a bid to find a cure for the Coronavirus pandemic. WHO African Region while disclosing this via its Twitter handle on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, said an agreement was reached with the herbal medicine experts on clinical trials of their remedies. The […]