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WHO suspends HCQ clinical trial on COVID-19 patients

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General, said that a clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) on COVID-19 patients has come to “a temporary pause”, while ...

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of World Health Organization (WHO) attends the virtual 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland on 18 May.

Trump threatens to permanently halt WHO funding, review US membership

US president Donald Trump threatened on Monday to permanently halt funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) if it did not commit to improvements within 30 days, and to reconsider his country's ...

U.S. President Trump hosts coronavirus response event with restaurant executives and industry leaders at the White House in Washington.

WHO to review virus response as Trump renews attack

The World Health Organization said it would launch an independent review of its response to the coronavirus pandemic as US president Donald Trump renewed his attack on the global body, branding it a ...

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of World Health Organization (WHO) attends the virtual 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, on 18 May.

WHO warns virus may be here to stay

The coronavirus may never go away and populations will have to learn to live with it just as they have HIV, the World Health Organisation has warned, as the global death toll from the disease nears ...

Specialists with protective gear and equipment for disinfection gather upon the arrival of a plane carrying Kyrgyz citizens, who came from Japan and South Korea amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at an airport in Almaty, Kazakhstan on 14 May 2020

WHO sees 'potentially positive data' for coronavirus treatment

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that some treatments appear to be limiting the severity or length of the COVID-19 disease, referring to the results of early studies of four or five ...

A laboratory technician is seen at the Inselspital Universitaetsspital Bern university hospital during researches for a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bern, Switzerland.

COVID-19: Govt brings changes in recovery criteria

Previously two tests in 24 hours were required to declare a patient recovered. Now a patient is declared recovered and released from hospital on the basis of symptoms

COVID-19: Govt brings changes in recovery criteria

WHO chief warns of risk of returning to lockdown

As more and more countries consider how to ease the so-called lockdown restrictions, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that the exit measures should ...

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday declared it a pandemic.

World is in 'fight of our lives', but there is hope, says WHO's Ryan

Mike Ryan, executive director of the World Health Organization's (WHO) emergencies programme, said while many countries are still in the eye of the storm, others were beginning to show it is possible ...

Executive Director of the World Health Organization's (WHO) emergencies program Mike Ryan speaks at a news conference on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Geneva, Switzerland, 6 February 2020.

Pop icon Madonna claims she has COVID-19 antibodies

Taking to Instagram, the 61-year-old singer, songwriter and actress shared a video on her latest Madame X-themed "Quarantine Diary," in which she said: "I took a test the other day. I found out I ...

American pop star Madonna

Coronavirus far from over, WHO chief warns again

In yet another warning to nations that the coronavirus pandemic is far from over, the World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday called for the world to ...

World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a daily press briefing on COVID-19 virus at the WHO headquaters in Geneva on 11 March, 2020.
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