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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
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, 15/04/2019 18:53
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, 25/05/2018 15:06
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, 17/03/2018 22:53
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, 14/09/2017 00:06
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, 10/07/2017 09:22
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, 27/05/2017 20:40
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, 05/04/2017 21:39
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, 13/11/2016 18:47
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, 07/11/2016 16:18
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, 25/08/2016 16:14
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, 15/06/2016 14:08
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, 26/05/2016 22:00