Wednesday, August 4, 2021


Delta not specifically targeting children, WHO assures

The virus variant first detected in India is rather being transmitted among those who are socially mixing, WHO says.

WHO urges action to suppress Covid before deadlier variants emerge

Delta is a warning, the UN health agency says.

WHO warns of ‘long-term’ Covid impact on mental health

The pandemic has shaken the world, WHO says.

China says WHO plan to audit labs in Covid origins probe ‘arrogant’

Beijing's vice health minister says the plan shows 'disrespect' and 'arrogance towards science'.

Delta variant to dominate within months, says WHO

The prevalence of Delta has exceeded 75% in several countries over the four weeks to July 20, including Australia, Singapore, India and Indonesia.

‘World failing’ on Covid, WHO chief says at delayed Tokyo Olympics

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the threat is not over anywhere until it's over everywhere.

WHO eyes China lab audits next in Covid origin probe

The UN health agency has been under intensifying pressure for a new, more in-depth investigation of how the disease that has killed over four million people around the world first emerged.

China must cooperate better with Covid origin probe, says WHO

WHO chief says a prior push to all but rule out the possibility that Covid-19 may have escaped from a lab had been 'premature'.

‘Strong likelihood’ of more dangerous Covid variants, WHO experts warn

They say the pandemic 'is nowhere near finished'.

WHO jangka varian Delta dominan dalam beberapa bulan akan datang

WHO berkata strain Delta cenderung merebak ke lebih banyak negara kerana sifatnya yang lebih mudah menular.

UN warns of ‘perfect storm’ as childhood vaccination plummets

A full 23 million children missed out on basic childhood vaccines last year.

Thailand defends vaccine ‘mix-and-match’ after WHO warning

Authorities say they will mix a first dose of the Chinese-made Sinovac jab with a second dose of AstraZeneca to try and achieve a 'booster' effect in six weeks instead of 12.

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