Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
13 Feb 2021
The head of the World Health Organization said on Friday that the drop in confirmed COVID-19 infections around the world was encouraging, but cautioned against relaxing restrictions that have helped curb its spread.
14 Jan 2021
A team of ten scientists from the World Health Organization (WHO) landed in Wuhan on Thursday to understand how coronavirus jumped from animals to humans, triggering a pandemic that has killed nearly two million globally and battered economies.
11 Jan 2021
A team of experts from the World Health Organization are due to reach China on January 14 to probe the origins of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, officials said on Monday.
09 Jan 2021
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, appealed on Friday to makers of COVID-19 vaccines and the wealthier countries buying them to stop making bilateral deals, saying they are hurting a UN-backed effort to widen access to the jabs.
06 Jan 2021
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus expressed disappointment after China blocked an investigation into the origins of coronavirus.
29 Dec 2020
While the coronavirus pandemic is severe, it is "necessarily not the big one," experts of the World Health Organization (WHO) have warned as they urged the world for greater preparedness for future outbreaks.
27 Dec 2020
The coronavirus pandemic will not be the last one, World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Sunday.
10 Nov 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO)'s chief has called for everyone to keep battling COVID-19, warning that we might be tired of the pandemic, but it is "not tired of us."
02 Nov 2020
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the chief of the World Health Organization, informed late on Sunday that he will remain in quarantine after a person, whom he came in contact with, tested positive for coronavirus. He, however, stressed he is asymptomatic.
07 Oct 2020
Last night, Apple sent out invites for a 'Hi, Speed' event.
02 Sep 2020
The United States, the worst-affected country in the pandemic, on Tuesday said it won't be participating in the global effort to develop and distribute coronavirus vaccine because it is led by World Health Organization (WHO).
25 Aug 2020
With little hope that the coronavirus pandemic is going to slow down any time soon, all eyes are on the development of a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2.
22 Aug 2020
World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in a statement on Friday, said that he hopes that the world gets rid of COVID-19 in less than two years, faster than what it took to eradicate the 1918 Spanish Flu.
31 Jul 2020
With the seventh month of battling the coronavirus pandemic over, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday repeated that guard can't be let down and blamed the younger population for driving the surge in some countries, adding that they aren't "invincible."
04 Jul 2020
More than six months after the initial cases of coronavirus were reported, the World Health Organization (WHO) has finally acknowledged that China didn't inform it about the highly-contagious disease.
30 Jun 2020
It has wreaked havoc on countries, destroyed economies, stripped thousands of their livelihoods, and pushed millions to poverty, but the coronavirus pandemic is still not nearing its end, WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a briefing on Monday.
09 Jun 2020
In a development that should worry all countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday said the coronavirus situation was worsening globally, though some improvement was witnessed in Europe.
04 Jun 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that it will be resuming the clinical trials of anti-malaria drug Hydroxychloroquine around the world.
21 May 2020
The number of coronavirus infections around the world has surpassed the 5 million mark, the latest figures suggested.
20 May 2020
Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan will take charge as chairman of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board on Friday, May 22, reports said.
19 May 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) hasn't served America's interests and it would be unfair to fund the body with taxpayers' money, United States President Donald Trump told the apex health body in a strongly-worded letter.
14 May 2020
As the brightest minds and richest countries of the globe are working on a self-imposed deadline to find the cure for coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned the deadly virus "may never go away".
10 May 2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Sunday denied a report that it delayed a global warning on the coronavirus outbreak on the request of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
23 Apr 2020
Recently, Deepika Padukone announced that she would collaborate with the Director-General of World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, to discuss the importance of mental health in light of the coronavirus crisis.
23 Apr 2020
As deaths across the globe due to COVID-19 continue unabated, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday warned that the coronavirus is here to stay.
21 Apr 2020
A group of ministers will be meeting this evening and could discuss the exit plan of lockdown, NDTV said on Tuesday citing sources.
09 Apr 2020
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, responded to criticism about the body's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying that the disease can be defeated with unity.
26 Mar 2020
United States President Donald Trump has said that the World Health Organization (WHO) "very much" sided with China on coronavirus.
26 Mar 2020
A third of the entire global population is locked down and over 21,000 have died, courtesy the coronavirus pandemic which originated in China last year in December.
25 Mar 2020
In just three days, the number of coronavirus cases, worldwide, went from 300,000 to over 400,000, giving yet another proof of how contagious the disease is.
17 Mar 2020
With no cure for the deadly COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, in sight, world leaders have taken a more stringent approach, announcing the closure of borders and extending lockdown.
13 Mar 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a pandemic as the virus continues to spread globally.
12 Mar 2020
Months after it originated in China, the World Health Organization declared coronavirus outbreak as a pandemic, while asking all countries to take urgent and aggressive action.
12 Feb 2020
The deadly coronavirus disease that has affected thousands around the globe and claimed hundreds of lives has been given an official name - 'COVID-19'.
11 Feb 2020
The fast-spreading 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has claimed over 1,000 lives, Chinese authorities confirmed on Tuesday.
09 Feb 2020
The number of deaths caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak has surpassed global fatalities in the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic.
31 Jan 2020
The World Health Organization on Thursday declared the ongoing coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency.
30 Jan 2020
As the deadly coronavirus infection spread to all provinces and regions of China, the Indian embassy in Beijing has prepared to evacuate Indians stuck in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak.
25 Jan 2020
An outbreak of a never-before-seen coronavirus has claimed 41 lives in China, authorities confirmed on Saturday.
24 Jan 2020
China is struggling to stop a deadly virus from causing more damage than it already has. The coronavirus that broke out in Wuhan has claimed 25 lives so far and has affected over 800.