Six months on since declaring a pandemic, the WHO chief said on Thursday the lack of solidarity and leadership among world powers was "what worries me most" in the fight against Covid-19.
The WHO wrote to every country on Tuesday urging them to quickly join its global shared vaccine programme and spelled out who would get its eventual coronavirus jabs first.
The coronavirus pandemic chalked up another horrific milestone Monday as the world surpassed 20 million recorded cases of infection from the tiny killer that has upended life just about everywhere.
The World Health Organization warned Monday that there might never be a "silver bullet" for the new coronavirus, despite the rush to discover effective vaccines.
The WHO said Friday that coronavirus pandemic effects would be felt for decades as its emergency committee assessed the situation six months after sounding its top alarm over the outbreak.
The WHO pointed Tuesday to "emerging evidence" that the coronavirus might spread by air further than previously thought, and warned the pandemic was still accelerating.
The coronavirus pandemic is "not even close to being over", the WHO warned Monday, as the global death toll passed half a million and cases surged in Latin America and the United States.
Global coronavirus infections topped nine million on Monday as the World Health Organization warned that the pandemic was accelerating and Saudi Arabia said it would allow a "very limited" number of pilgrims to the hajj next month.
The World Health Organization on Wednesday launched a new foundation for private donations, as US President Donald Trump threatens to pull the plug over its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Saturday that there is no evidence that people who test positive for the new coronavirus are immunised and protected against reinfection.
The World Health Organization warned on Saturday that recovery from coronavirus might not protect a person from reinfection as the global death toll from the pandemic surpassed 200,000.
The World Health Organization said Friday that many countries would likely follow China in revising up their death tolls once they start getting the coronavirus crisis under control.
Malacañang on Thursday urged the global community to support the World Health Organization’s (WHO) response to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Before the emergence late last year of the novel coronavirus, which has now killed more than 100,000 people, the 21st century's epidemics had been far less deadly than the pandemics of the previous century.
Malacañang denied on Wednesday that President Rodrigo Duterte initially underestimated the coronavirus situation in the Philippines.
The WHO and IMF chiefs insisted Friday that saving lives was a "prerequisite" to saving livelihoods in the coronavirus pandemic -- a crisis they called "one of humanity's darkest hours".
Lawmakers may not be able to bring back health workers who died battling the COVID19 threat, but they have done something to help their relatives, as well as other health workers still in the line of duty.
Coronavirus tests should be prioritized for those with severe illness, according to World Health Organization (WHO) Representative in the Philippines Dr. Rabindra Abeyashinghe.
A World Health Organization (WHO) representative to the Philippines does not mind the use of do-it-yourself (DIY) face masks amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19).
Quarantine passes for those who can go outside to purchase daily necessities are not for sale, the Inter-agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases clarified Monday.
A candidate who came fourth in a three-way race, a new career in talk shows and a technical slip made while insulting a voter to his face: this was the latest week on the US campaign trail.
The World Health Organization warned Monday there was now a "very real" threat that the new coronavirus outbreak will become a pandemic, but stressed the virus could still be controlled.