WHO declares an end to second Ebola outbreak in Guinea

WHO declares an end to second Ebola outbreak in Guinea

The World Health Organization on Saturday officially announced the end of Guinea's second Ebola outbreak which was declared in February and claimed 12 lives.
Third COVAX vaccine batch to arrive at Vietnam in July

Third COVAX vaccine batch to arrive at Vietnam in July

The third COVAX batch is being considered by the World Health Organization (WHO) and is expected to arrive in Vietnam next month.
Vaccines stop variants but overseas travel still not safe: WHO

Vaccines stop variants but overseas travel still not safe: WHO

Progress against the coronavirus pandemic remains "fragile" and international travel should be avoided, a World Health Organization director warned Thursday, while stressing that authorised vaccines work against variants of concern.
WHO issues $7 mn emergency appeal for Gaza, West Bank

WHO issues $7 mn emergency appeal for Gaza, West Bank

The UN World Health Organization issued an urgent appeal Thursday for $7 million to pay for a "comprehensive emergency response" in the Palestinian territories amid the conflict with Israel.
Virus deaths top 4,000 in India as WHO green-lights Chinese vaccine

Virus deaths top 4,000 in India as WHO green-lights Chinese vaccine

New Covid-19 deaths surged past 4,000 for the first time in India on Saturday as it struggled with one of the world's worst outbreaks, but the global immunisation effort was boosted with WHO approval for Chinese firm Sinopharm's vaccine.
Indian Covid variant found in at least 17 countries: WHO

Indian Covid variant found in at least 17 countries: WHO

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that a variant of Covid-19 feared to be contributing to a surge in coronavirus cases in India has been found in over a dozen countries.
Vigilance necessary in pandemic fight

Vigilance necessary in pandemic fight

Vietnam’s healthcare sector has entered a new history of development with the occurrence of COVID-19. Dr. Kidong Park, representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Vietnam, writes about how global partnerships can sustain the efforts and the role of corporate social responsibility in sustainable development of the healthcare sector.
AstraZeneca jab clots link plausible but unconfirmed: WHO experts

AstraZeneca jab clots link plausible but unconfirmed: WHO experts

A link between AstraZeneca's Covid-19 jabs and blood clots is plausible but unconfirmed, the World Health Organization's vaccine experts said Wednesday, stressing that reported occurrences were "very rare".
First shipment of over 800,000 COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX Facility arrives in Vietnam

First shipment of over 800,000 COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX Facility arrives in Vietnam 1

The first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility has arrived in Vietnam, bolstering the country’s vaccine supply.
WHO and China: a healthy relationship?

WHO and China: a healthy relationship?

The World Health Organization's relationship with China has been under the spotlight since day one of the pandemic -- and faces even more intense scrutiny after the Covid-19 origins report became public on Monday.
Germany hits 2 million infections as WHO tackles new strains

Germany hits 2 million infections as WHO tackles new strains

Germany on Friday passed two million coronavirus cases as a World Health Organization emergency committee readied to issue advice on stemming the spread of new, more contagious strains of the disease.
WHO team arrives in Wuhan as China reports first virus death in months

WHO team arrives in Wuhan as China reports first virus death in months

A team of experts from the World Health Organization arrived in Wuhan on Thursday to start a highly politicised probe into the origins of the coronavirus, as China reported its first death from Covid-19 in eight months.
Vietnam’s disease surveillance system operating efficiently: WHO Representative

Vietnam’s disease surveillance system operating efficiently: WHO Representative

The recent detection of new local infections of COVID-19 has proved the efficiency of Vietnam’s communicable disease surveillance system, according to WHO Representative in the country Kidong Park.
EVFTA will broaden skies for aviation across Vietnam

EVFTA will broaden skies for aviation across Vietnam

Never-before-seen activities in Vietnam’s aviation sphere are expected to come to EU businesses soon on the back of the landmark EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.
COVID-19 pandemic still accelerating: WHO chief

COVID-19 pandemic still accelerating: WHO chief

DUBAI: The World Health Organization sent out a fresh warning on Monday (Jun 22) over the dangers of the new coronavirus even as France returned to life by staging an annual music festival and sending millions of children back to school.
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