World Health Organization

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    Time to assess EMA, EU ‘ethical standards’

    Valery Kulikov | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2021

    THE World Health Organisation has once again reiterated that the situation with the spread of the novel coronavirus infection across the globe remains alarming. The...

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    Production hurdles slow down Covid vaccine rollout: Industries

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 02:11pm on April 24, 2021

    Removing intellectual property protections from Covid-19 vaccines or pressuring companies into technology sharing will not speed up production of the jabs, and could even slow...

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    WHO seeks furthermore investigations into mystery of Covid-19

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 02:10pm on April 22, 2021

    After an international mission to China turned up more questions than answers about the pandemic origins, the WHO is evaluating how to move forward through...

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    COVID-19 capitalisation

    Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2021

    A PRAGMATIC purpose came up, calling for a change in the capitalisation of the word COVID-19. We at New Age have written the word in...

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    Where we are headed for?

    Sahar Raza | Updated at 12:00am on April 12, 2021

    2020 has been an unprecedented, historic and never experienced before year in human history. It has been a difficult year for all. Many had no...

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    Towards a healthier Bangladesh

    Mohammed Shadrul Alam | Updated at 12:00am on April 09, 2021

    THE World Health Organisation is committed to ensuring that everyone, everywhere can realise the right to good health. The organisation, founded in 1948, celebrated its...

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    COVID-19 probably came to humans from animals: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:14am on March 30, 2021

    A team of international experts will present details on Tuesday of their findings from a mission to China, which concluded COVID-19 probably passed to humans...

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    Major EU nations halt AstraZeneca

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 09:43am on March 16, 2021

    The European Union’s largest countries joined a stream of states halting their rollouts of AstraZeneca jabs on Monday over blood clot fears, as the World...

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    Global obsession with economic growth and its consequences

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 09, 2021

    AS GOVERNMENTS around the world roll out COVID-19 vaccine programmes and seek to kickstart their economies back to life, recovery seems to be within reach....

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    World won’t vanquish virus this year: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:55am on March 02, 2021

    It is unrealistic to think the world will be done with the COVID-19 pandemic by the end of the year, the World Health Organisation warned...