Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 02:21pm on September 19, 2020
The COVID-19 weekly death toll of around 50,000 lives is unacceptably high, the World Health Organisation said Friday as the one million fatalities landmark approaches.
Agence France-Presse . Libreville | Updated at 01:02pm on September 19, 2020
As scientists around the world rush to find a vaccine to stem the spread of COVID-19, another deadly disease, polio, has become the latest target...
United News of Bangladesh . United Nations | Updated at 12:43pm on September 17, 2020
More research is needed into factors that increase the risk of COVID-19 disease among children and adolescents, said World Health Organisation director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...
Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 04:29pm on September 14, 2020
Europe will face a rising death toll from the coronavirus during the autumn months, the World Health Organisation warned on Monday, as the number of...
Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / TASS . Moscow | Updated at 11:51am on September 14, 2020
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases across the globe has amounted to 28,637,952, increasing by 307,930 in the past 24 hours, a record one-day increase,...
United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 11:38am on September 10, 2020
Fifteen countries, including Bangladesh, account for approximately two-thirds of the worldwide deaths linked to trans fat intake, says the World Health Organisation’s on Thursday. Of...
United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:36pm on September 08, 2020
World Health Organisation chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday called on countries to invest in public health and said the world must be better prepared...
Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:34pm on September 05, 2020
The World Health Organisation said that it did not expect widespread immunisation against COVID-19 until mid-2021, despite growing expectations in the United States, the worst-hit...
United News of Bangladesh / Associated Press . Washington | Updated at 12:53pm on September 02, 2020
The Trump administration said Tuesday that it would not work with an international cooperative effort to develop and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine because it did...
United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 10:18am on September 01, 2020
Almost every country (90 per cent) experienced disruption to its health services, with low- and middle-income countries reporting the greatest difficulties, according to data collected...