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Updated July 23, 2022 at 11:15 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The World Health Organization on Saturday declared the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency. “I have decided that… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — Nearly 15 million people around the world have died from COVID’s impact, directly or indirectly, during the first two years of the pandemic, according to a… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — The World Health Organization is warning of a global “tsunami” of COVID cases as the omicron surge builds on the delta wave. The Centers for Disease… Read More
A letter from over 200 scientists to the World Health Organization asks for further investigation into how the virus spreads. WHO responded at a press conference on Tuesday.
“The World Health Organization has repeatedly made claims about the coronavirus that were either grossly inaccurate or misleading,” President Trump says.
The easing of shutdowns is a hot topic, as economic output is now stalled in many countries – including the U.S. But ending a shutdown too soon could backfire, the World Health Organization says.
President Trump and congressional Democrats are haggling over the size of the next bill designed to help Americans through the crisis.
There are rumblings that U.S. health officials may start encouraging Americans to wear face masks to cut down on asymptomatic spread. But with continued shortages, it’s not clear how we’d do that.
A scientific brief from the World Health Organization says “current evidence” points to infectious respiratory droplets passed in “close contact” situations, but some say it’s too soon to be sure
There are outbreaks in rich countries and poor countries, from the United States to Madagascar. And the World Health Organization says vaccine hesitancy is a top 10 threat to global health.