World Health Organization

WHO: Coronavirus pandemic in a 'new and dangerous phase'

WHO: Coronavirus pandemic in a 'new and dangerous phase'

WHO chief urges nations and citizens to remain extremely vigilant as COVID-19 cases hit a new peak.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/19/2020, 10:00 PM
WHO: 40% of coronavirus cases spread by asymptomatic carriers

WHO: 40% of coronavirus cases spread by asymptomatic carriers

World Health Organization says 16% of people infected with coronavirus are asymptomatic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2020, 5:35 PM
WHO suspends clinical trials of hydroxychloriquine as COVID-19 treatment

WHO suspends clinical trials of hydroxychloriquine as COVID-19 treatment

World Health Organization temporarily suspends clinical trials of hydroxychloriquine as treatment for COVID-19 as a precautionary measure.Ben Ariel, 5/26/2020, 12:04 AM
Trump threatens to withdraw the US from the World Health Organization

Trump threatens to withdraw the US from the World Health Organization

Slamming WHO's response to the coronavirus pandemic and its position vis-a-vis China and Taiwan, Trump gives 30-day deadline for reform.David Rosenberg, 5/19/2020, 7:33 AM
World Health Organization: The coronavirus may never go away

World Health Organization: The coronavirus may never go away

World Health Organization officials say that populations around the world may have to learn to live with COVID-19 long term.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2020, 3:56 AM
WHO says recovered COVID-19 carriers may not be immune to second infection

WHO says recovered COVID-19 carriers may not be immune to second infection

The WHO disputes claims that individuals who have recovered from COVID-19 have developed antibodies providing immunity from virus.Eitan Divinsky, 4/25/2020, 9:54 PM
WHO Director Ghebreyesus: Worst of coronavirus is yet ahead of us

WHO Director Ghebreyesus: Worst of coronavirus is yet ahead of us

WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus urges countries to work together, prevent further tragedies from coronavirus. 'We warned about this'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2020, 1:25 PM
Israeli historian donates $1 million to mitigate US suspension of WHO funding

Israeli historian donates $1 million to mitigate US suspension of WHO funding

Israeli author and historian Yuval Noah Harari pledges $1 million to World Health Organization to help mitigate halt in US funding.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 4/19/2020, 12:00 AM
The legacy of a Marxist failure and corona - Dr. WHO?

The legacy of a Marxist failure and corona - Dr. WHO?

hat we should know have known about the head of the World Health Organization, but didn’t. We are paying for it now. Barry Shaw, 4/9/2020, 11:01 PM
Senator calls to investigate WHO, questions Chinese Communist Party ties

Senator calls to investigate WHO, questions Chinese Communist Party ties

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) calls on Congress to launch investigation into ties between World Health Organization and Chinese Communist Party.Mordechai Sones, 4/6/2020, 8:59 PM
Coronavirus officially declared a pandemic

Coronavirus officially declared a pandemic

World Health Organization officially declares coronavirus outbreak a pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2020, 7:10 PM
'It looks like Chinese Communist Party has bought the WHO'

'It looks like Chinese Communist Party has bought the WHO'

Gordon Chang tells Simone Gao it seems WHO has been bought by the Chinese Communist Party as their narrative corresponds to President Xi's.Mordechai Sones, 3/6/2020, 2:37 PM
WHO declares international emergency over coronavirus outbreak

WHO declares international emergency over coronavirus outbreak

World Health Organization says coronavirus epidemic in China now constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.Ben Ariel, 1/30/2020, 11:13 PM
WHO: Ban smoking e-cigarettes indoors

WHO: Ban smoking e-cigarettes indoors

In report on global tobacco epidemic, World Health Organization notes progress, urges governments to ban marketing of e-cigarettes.Chana Roberts, 7/29/2019, 1:18 PM
Smoking kills someone every 4 seconds

Smoking kills someone every 4 seconds

Every year, 165,000 children worldwide die due to secondhand smoke - and a whopping 20% of all cancer cases are linked to smoking.Chana Roberts, 5/28/2019, 1:42 PM
UN's World Health Organization passes anti-Israel resolution

UN's World Health Organization passes anti-Israel resolution

World Health Organization approves resolution accusing Israel of perpetuating health crisis in PA. WJC blasts body's double standards.Nitsan Keidar, 5/23/2019, 12:07 AM
Measles cases up 300% year over year

Measles cases up 300% year over year

World Health Organization warns anti-vaccination campaign has led to over 3 times as many measles infections compared to 2018.AFP, 4/15/2019, 6:53 PM
Israeli elected to executive board of UN health agency

Israeli elected to executive board of UN health agency

World Health Organization elects Israeli professor as a member of its executive board.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2018, 3:06 PM
WHO head praises Hadassah Medical Center

WHO head praises Hadassah Medical Center

WHO Director General Ghebreyesus arrives in Israel unexpectedly, praises Hadassah's hemato-oncology ward.Galit Or, 3/17/2018, 10:53 PM
An Israeli doctor at the World Health Organization

An Israeli doctor at the World Health Organization

Deputy Director-General of Israel's Health Ministry elected to Executive Committee of the World Health Organization.Reut Hadar, 9/14/2017, 12:06 AM
Super-STD has no cure - and it's spreading

Super-STD has no cure - and it's spreading

Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea can cause permanent damage - and it appears to be spreading.Chana Roberts, 7/10/2017, 9:22 AM
WHO passes on anti-Israel resolution, UK, US oppose it

WHO passes on anti-Israel resolution, UK, US oppose it

Britain joins US in opposing UN health body’s resolution singling out Israel.JTA, 5/27/2017, 8:40 PM
UN: Chemical weapons attack victims show signs of nerve agent

UN: Chemical weapons attack victims show signs of nerve agent

World Health Organization says victims of Syrian chemical attack show symptoms of exposure to nerve agents.AFP, 4/5/2017, 9:39 PM
Israeli army medics named world’s best in disaster relief

Israeli army medics named world’s best in disaster relief

World Health Organization recognizes Israel as top emergency aid force in the world.JTA, 11/13/2016, 6:47 PM
Israel to participate in World Walking Day

Israel to participate in World Walking Day

180 Israeli municipalities to hold activities for World Walking Day on Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2016, 4:18 PM
How much does a kidney cost in Iran?

How much does a kidney cost in Iran?

While western world citizens wait for years for a kidney transplant, Iran touts its own solution: Legal organ trade.Rachel Kaplan, 8/25/2016, 4:14 PM
WHO: No evidence coffee causes cancer

WHO: No evidence coffee causes cancer

World Health Organization downgrades warning on cancer following extensive review.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2016, 2:08 PM
WHO singles out Israel as ‘health rights violator’

WHO singles out Israel as ‘health rights violator’

World Health Organization's UN resolution marks Israel as the world’s only violator of ‘mental, physical and environmental health.’Shoshana Miskin, 5/26/2016, 10:00 PM
Israel in top ten for life expectancy

Israel in top ten for life expectancy

Israeli men can expect to live to 80.6; women, 84.3.Tova Dvorin, 5/20/2016, 9:03 AM
Zika virus declared a global emergency

Zika virus declared a global emergency

WHO, criticized for being asleep at the wheel on Zika like Ebola, snaps into action as Brazil reports 4,000 birth defects and virus spreads.Ari Yashar, 2/1/2016, 10:55 PM
Zika vaccine may be ready this year

Zika vaccine may be ready this year

If human testing successful, vaccine to be used during a public health emergency in October or November.Shoshana Miskin, 1/31/2016, 10:32 PM
Zika virus spreading 'explosively' says WHO

Zika virus spreading 'explosively' says WHO

Scientists warn that it could take a decade to make a vaccine against the mosquito-borne virusShoshana Miskin, 1/28/2016, 4:03 PM
As siege continues, Madaya's situation worsens

As siege continues, Madaya's situation worsens

City of Madaya is still under siege by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Al Assad. WHO not being allowed to help.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2016, 3:02 PM
WHO declares Sierra Leone free of Ebola

WHO declares Sierra Leone free of Ebola

Following 42 days without any cases of Ebola, World Health Organization declares Sierra Leone out of danger.Matt Wanderman, 11/7/2015, 7:12 PM
Study: Bacon, sausage ham as dangerous as smoking

Study: Bacon, sausage ham as dangerous as smoking

Israelis generally avoid pork products – and that's a healthy thing, the World Health Organization said in a new report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2015, 6:08 PM
WHO: 1 Million People Wounded in Syrian War

WHO: 1 Million People Wounded in Syrian War

Lack of medical care is causing infectious disease crisis as Syria continues on road to ruin, WHO representative reveals.Tova Dvorin, 12/19/2014, 1:44 PM
Nigeria Declared 'Ebola-Free'

Nigeria Declared 'Ebola-Free'

Nigeria has been declared officially free of Ebola virus after six weeks with no new cases, the World Health Organization says.Cynthia Blank, 10/20/2014, 4:36 PM
Doomsday: 1.4 Million Ebola Deaths By 2015

Doomsday: 1.4 Million Ebola Deaths By 2015

US Centers for Disease Control reports case numbers higher than thought and growing fast, meaning crisis unless serious action taken.Ari Yashar, 9/24/2014, 2:00 PM
Egypt Bans 'World Nargila Championship'

Egypt Bans 'World Nargila Championship'

Nargila water-pipe smoking competition in Cairo banned due to breach of World Health Organization's anti-tobacco laws.Ari Yashar, 4/25/2014, 3:05 PM
8% Rise in HIV Carriers in Israel

8% Rise in HIV Carriers in Israel

2012 report counts 487 carriers of HIV in Israel, an 8% increase from 2011. Experts: soon, we'll approach the same percentages as in US.Tova Dvorin, 12/1/2013, 9:54 AM
Granddaughter of Hamas Head Hospitalized in Israel

Granddaughter of Hamas Head Hospitalized in Israel

Hamas chair Ismail Haniyeh's granddaughter transferred to Israel for medical aid - despite fact that Haniyeh won't recognize Israel exists.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2013, 12:15 AM
Fears that Polio in Syria Could Spread

Fears that Polio in Syria Could Spread

Mass flight from combat zones could bring polio virus to at-risk populations.Maayana Miskin, 10/29/2013, 5:37 PM
Anti-Polio Op. Faces Vaccine Fears

Anti-Polio Op. Faces Vaccine Fears

Mass immunization may be slowed as activist groups argue vaccines are dangerous.Maayana Miskin, 8/9/2013, 11:15 AM
Syria Accuses Israel of Health Violations

Syria Accuses Israel of Health Violations

Syria slams Israel at the UN over the "deterioration of the health conditions" in "the occupied Golan."Elad Benari, 5/24/2013, 3:43 AM
WHO Warns of Untreatable Strain of Gonorrhoea

WHO Warns of Untreatable Strain of Gonorrhoea

The World Health Organization is warning that a new strain of gonorrhoea has appeared, and is resistant to antibiotics.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 6/6/2012, 5:25 PM