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WHO chief hopes COVID will no longer be emergency next year

Switzerland Geneva Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Geneva, Switzerland Reuters World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday he is “hopeful” that the COVID-19 pandemic will no longer be considered a global emergency some time next year. His comments at a briefing with media come as China dismantles its rigid “zero-COVID” policy and allows people to live with the virus, […]

Ukraine health crisis worsens as medics work amid shelling – WHO

Ukraine Kremenchuk hospital

London, UKReuters Ukraine is facing a worsening health emergency as the conflict with Russia rages on, the World Health Organization said, with a combination of burnt-out staff, increased shelling and the approach of winter fuelling the agency’s concerns. There have been 434 attacks on healthcare facilities in the country, out of 615 such attacks reported […]