Editorial: Strong words finally

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for cooperation from countries in finding the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic after China refused to participate in the second probe, saying it is not about politics and blame game. Continue Reading

Editorial: Leak, peak

The head of the World Health Organisation acknowledged it was premature to rule out a potential link between the Covid-19 pandemic and a laboratory leak, and he said Thursday he is asking China to be more transparent as scientists search for the origins of the coronavirus. Continue Reading

WHO worried over rise of corona

Coronavirus infections have been on the rise in the 22 countries of the eastern Mediterranean region after two months of steady decline because of increased international travel, low protection and limited vaccination, World Health Organisation officials said. Continue Reading

Europe expected to be Delta dominant by August, warns WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that Europe is expected to be Delta dominant by August, adding that increased mixing, travel, gatherings, and easing of social restrictions have ended a 10-week decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases across the continent. Continue Reading

WHO warns of deadly third wave in Europe

A 10-week decline in new coronavirus infections across Europe has come to an end and a new wave of infections is inevitable if citizens and lawmakers do not remain disciplined, the head of WHO in Europe, Hans Kluge, told a news briefing on Thursday. Continue Reading