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    Coronavirus infected mothers should continue breastfeeding: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 03:36pm on June 13, 2020

    New mothers infected with COVID-19 should generally continue breastfeeding and should not be separated from their babies, the World Health Organisation said Friday, stressing that the benefits outweighed the risks...

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    COVID-19 pandemic ‘worsening’ globally: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 02:27pm on June 09, 2020

    The World Health Organisation said Monday that the coronavirus pandemic situation was worsening around the globe, as it warned against complacency...

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    Wear masks in public: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:59pm on June 06, 2020

    The World Health Organisation Friday changed its advice on face masks amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying they should be worn in places where the virus is widespread and physical distancing is...

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    WHO to resume hydroxychloroquine trial as potential COVID-19 drug

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:25pm on June 04, 2020

    The World Health Organisation announced Wednesday that clinical trials of the drug hydroxychloroquine will resume as it searches for potential coronavirus treatments...

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    Pandemic antibiotics use will cause more deaths: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:44am on June 02, 2020

    Increased antibiotics use in combating the COVID-19 pandemic will strengthen bacterial resistance and ultimately lead to more deaths during the crisis and beyond, the World Health Organisation...

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    Russia develops seven vaccine prototypes against coronavirus

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / TASS . Moscow | Updated at 03:16pm on March 28, 2020

    Russia’s Federal Medical Biological Agency has developed seven vaccine prototypes against the novel coronavirus, the agency’s head, Veronika Skvortsova, said on Friday...

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    South America ‘a new epicentre’ of COVID-19: WHO

    Agence France-Presse .Geneva | Updated at 11:38am on May 23, 2020

    South America has become ‘a new epicentre’ of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organisation said on Friday, following a surge in the number of...

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    Monkeys develop virus immunity after infection: studies

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 04:08pm on May 21, 2020

    Two studies on monkeys published on Wednesday offer hope that humans can develop protective immunity to the novel coronavirus. The studies, published in the journal Science, looked at...

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