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WHO criticizes wealthy countries over booster shots

WHO criticizes wealthy countries over booster shots

WHO condemns wealthy countries for providing booster shots while millions around the world have yet to receive one dose.Elad Benari, 19/08/2021 05:32
Chinese state media organ slammed for anti-Semitic cartoon of Sec of State Anthony Blinken

Chinese state media organ slammed for anti-Semitic cartoon of Sec of State Anthony Blinken

Caricature depicts Blinken with oversized Jewish nose, horns, US flag on his back and secret control of the World Health Organization.Dan Verbin, Canada, 13/08/2021 23:04
WHO urges end to 'disgraceful' vaccine inequity

WHO urges end to 'disgraceful' vaccine inequity

World Health Organization urges world leaders to overturn the "disgraceful" global imbalance in access to COVID-19 vaccines.Ben Ariel, 11/08/2021 05:38
US rejects WHO appeal on booster shots

US rejects WHO appeal on booster shots

US rejects WHO's appeal for moratorium on COVID-19 booster shots and for rich countries to focus on supplying poorer nations.Elad Benari, 05/08/2021 00:07
WHO: Delta variant has led to 'surge' in outbreaks in Middle East

WHO: Delta variant has led to 'surge' in outbreaks in Middle East

World Health Organization says Delta variant has triggered a fourth wave in the Middle East.Ben Ariel, 30/07/2021 03:09
China rejects WHO plan for a study of COVID-19 origin

China rejects WHO plan for a study of COVID-19 origin

China rejects World Health Organization's plan for a second phase of investigation into the origin of the coronavirus.Ben Ariel, 23/07/2021 05:04
World Health Organization blasts plans for third dose of vaccine

World Health Organization blasts plans for third dose of vaccine

WHO slams pharmaceutical companies over bid to push third dose of COVID vaccine. 'No indication 3rd dose is needed now.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2021 08:03
WHO changes vax guidelines for kids after Facebook censorship

WHO changes vax guidelines for kids after Facebook censorship

World Health Organization drops recommendation against vaccinating children after Facebook censors posts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2021 13:47
WHO official admits COVID most likely originated in Wuhan

WHO official admits COVID most likely originated in Wuhan

World Health Organization advisory committee member calls for a full investigation into origins of deadly virus, blasts China for secrecy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2021 11:11
Europe COVID death toll crosses 1 million

Europe COVID death toll crosses 1 million

World Health Organization reports Europe has seen over one third of global COVID-19 deaths, still sees high infection rate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2021 17:33
New report shows China still not certain where COVID-19 comes from

New report shows China still not certain where COVID-19 comes from

New report by Chinese, WHO, scientists says possibility COVID-19 escaped from lab is 'extremely unlikely.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2021 12:00
WHO says countries can continue to use AstroZeneca vaccine

WHO says countries can continue to use AstroZeneca vaccine

World Health Organization still looking into the vaccine safety after a slew of countries suspended its use over health fears.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2021 03:34
Shipment of coronavirus vaccines for Palestinian Authority arrives in Israel

Shipment of coronavirus vaccines for Palestinian Authority arrives in Israel

Shipment of 60,000 coronavirus vaccines is transferred from Ben Gurion Airport to the Palestinian Authority and Gaza.Kobi Finkler, Chana Roberts, 17/03/2021 17:18
WHO authorizes Johnson & Johnson vaccine for emergency use

WHO authorizes Johnson & Johnson vaccine for emergency use

Approval means the one-dose shot can now theoretically be used as part of the international COVAX effort to distribute vaccines globally.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/03/2021 23:17
WHO authorizes AstraZeneca vaccine

WHO authorizes AstraZeneca vaccine

World Health Organization grants emergency authorization to AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine.Ben Ariel, 16/02/2021 03:45
WHO investigators: Outbreak in Wuhan may have been wider than thought

WHO investigators: Outbreak in Wuhan may have been wider than thought

Lead investigator for WHO mission to Wuhan says the mission found several signs of a more wide-ranging 2019 spread of COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2021 06:08
WHO recommends AstraZeneca vaccine

WHO recommends AstraZeneca vaccine

WHO panel releases interim decision saying Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID vaccine should be used even with questions over South African variant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2021 17:58
WHO: COVID came from bats, not lab

WHO: COVID came from bats, not lab

World Health Organization inspectors in China say coronavirus likely passed from bats to another animal before infecting humans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2021 15:53
WHO experts visit market where first cases of COVID-19 were recorded

WHO experts visit market where first cases of COVID-19 were recorded

Team of experts from World Health Organization visit the seafood market in Wuhan, where the first infections emerged over a year ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/02/2021 05:06
WHO: Pregnant women can receive COVID-19 vaccine

WHO: Pregnant women can receive COVID-19 vaccine

WHO updates guidelines, removing recommendation against giving coronavirus vaccine to pregnant women.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2021 00:04
WHO grants emergency validation to Pfizer vaccine

WHO grants emergency validation to Pfizer vaccine

World Health Organization says Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is the first to receive its "emergency validation" since the pandemic began.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2020 23:33
PA to receive first COVID-19 vaccines within two weeks

PA to receive first COVID-19 vaccines within two weeks

The PA has been in touch with the World Health Organization to ensure that it receives coronavirus vaccines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/12/2020 06:48
WHO Director: Lockdowns should only be a “last resort”

WHO Director: Lockdowns should only be a “last resort”

Regional Emergency Director at the World Health Organization warns against overuse of lockdowns, calling them a 'last resort'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2020 15:12
World Health Organization: Stop the lockdowns

World Health Organization: Stop the lockdowns

Top WHO envoy urges world leaders to avoid using lockdowns. 'They make poor people a lot poorer.'David Rosenberg, 12/10/2020 11:05
World Health Organization: COVID-19 vaccine may arrive by end of 2020

World Health Organization: COVID-19 vaccine may arrive by end of 2020

WHO Director-General Ghebreyesus says organization has "hope" there will be a vaccine for the coronavirus by year's end.Gary Willig, 06/10/2020 17:40
WHO: 760 million people have been infected with COVID-19

WHO: 760 million people have been infected with COVID-19

World Health Organization estimates that one in ten people worldwide have been infected with the coronavirus thus far.David Rosenberg, 06/10/2020 08:50
World Health organization director-general to visit Israel

World Health organization director-general to visit Israel

Israeli Ambassador to the UN in Geneva Meirav Elon Shahar meets World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2020 17:59
WHO official: Global death toll from COVID-19 could reach 2 million

WHO official: Global death toll from COVID-19 could reach 2 million

World Health Organization official warns the global COVID-19 death toll could double to 2 million before successful vaccine is used.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 25/09/2020 21:06
WHO hopes pandemic will last less than two years

WHO hopes pandemic will last less than two years

World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus expresses hope the COVID-19 pandemic will be shorter than the 1918 Spanish flu.Elad Benari, Canada, 21/08/2020 21:10
Professor Yoram Lass to Arutz Sheva: 'Pandemic psychosis'

Professor Yoram Lass to Arutz Sheva: 'Pandemic psychosis'

Former HM Director: 'Pandemic psychosis virus is new means of communication; social networks never existed in previous viral pandemics.'Mordechai Sones, 13/08/2020 12:34
WHO demands Russia follow vaccine production guidelines

WHO demands Russia follow vaccine production guidelines

Russia claims vaccine will be ready for mass production by next month, but World Health Organization urges caution.Gary Willig, 04/08/2020 19:12
WHO warns coronavirus pandemic will be lengthy

WHO warns coronavirus pandemic will be lengthy

World Health Organization says coronavirus pandemic is likely to be "lengthy" and warns of risk of "response fatigue".Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2020 05:41
Record daily increase in global coronavirus cases

Record daily increase in global coronavirus cases

World Health Organization says the total number of cases of COVID-19 in the world rose by 284,196 in 24 hours.Elad Benari, Canada, 24/07/2020 22:04
WHO chief rejects 'baseless' allegation by Pompeo

WHO chief rejects 'baseless' allegation by Pompeo

World Health Organization chief rejects claim by Secretary of State that he owed his position to a deal with China.Elad Benari, 24/07/2020 03:02
Record daily increase in global coronavirus cases

Record daily increase in global coronavirus cases

WHO reports 237,743 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/07/2020 23:56
WHO head: Many countries heading in wrong direction

WHO head: Many countries heading in wrong direction

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says 'too many countries' not doing enough to combat coronavirus or taking pandemic seriously enough.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2020 22:14
Israel ranked third-highest in number of daily coronavirus cases in Europe

Israel ranked third-highest in number of daily coronavirus cases in Europe

Health Ministry reports 1,360 new cases as WHO report ranks Israel as European country with third-highest number of daily coronavirus cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/07/2020 21:29
WHO reports record daily number of new coronavirus cases

WHO reports record daily number of new coronavirus cases

228,102 new cases of COVID-19 reported around the world, more than 100,000 of which in the US and Brazil.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/07/2020 00:52
Biden: I'll rejoin WHO on my first day as President

Biden: I'll rejoin WHO on my first day as President

Democratic presidential frontrunner renounces Trump's decision to withdraw from World Health Organization.Elad Benari, 08/07/2020 02:12
WHO admits: Chance of airborne spread of COVID-19

WHO admits: Chance of airborne spread of COVID-19

World Health Organization reverses position again on coronavirus after scientists say disease can be spread through the air.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2020 22:46
WHO reports largest single-day increases in global COVID-19 cases

WHO reports largest single-day increases in global COVID-19 cases

WHO reports 8,708,008 cases of coronavirus with 461,715 deaths worldwide.Elad Benari, 22/06/2020 03:33
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, 19/06/2020 22:00
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, 09/06/2020 17:35
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, 26/05/2020 00:04
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, 19/05/2020 07:33
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, 14/05/2020 03:56
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, 25/04/2020 21:54
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, 21/04/2020 13:25
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, 19/04/2020 00:00
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, 09/04/2020 23:01
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, 06/04/2020 20:59
Coronavirus officially declared a pandemic

Coronavirus officially declared a pandemic

World Health Organization officially declares coronavirus outbreak a pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2020 19:10
'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, 06/03/2020 14:37
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, 30/01/2020 23:13
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, 29/07/2019 13:18
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, 28/05/2019 13:42
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, 23/05/2019 00:07