WHO committee recommends continued study of hydroxychloroquine as a potential Covid-19 treatment

The World Health Organization’s Data Safety and Monitoring Committee has recommended for WHO to continue studying hydroxychloroquine as…

UK will need British workers to help pick summer harvest

The United Kingdom will need Britons to help pick the summer harvest because the novel coronavirus…

WHO chief affirms commitment to “transparency, accountability and continuous improvement”

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus affirmed his commitment to “transparency, accountability and continuous…

Coronavirus has devastated Moscow. Now it’s spreading across Russia’s 11 time zones to ill-funded regions

Russia hit a grim Covid-19 milestone this week: According to Johns Hopkins University, the country now ranks second…

Homophobic attacks and insults in France rose by 36 percent last year, according to figures released by the Interior Ministry on Saturday

The leap comes after 2018 was described as a “black” year by associations with an unequalled…

Coronavirus cases rose over weekend in some countries where lockdowns were lifted

There was a surge of coronavirus cases over the weekend in some of the nations around…

WHO warns smokers “more likely to develop severe disease with Covid-19”

The World Health Organization warned in a statement released today that a review of studies by public health…

“Alarming number” of health care workers infected with Covid-19, WHO says

World Health Organization infectious disease epidemiologist Maria Van Kerkhove said globally, “there is an alarming number of health care worker infections.” “In…

WHO says world could face “significant alteration to our lifestyles” until a vaccine is developed

Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the World Health Organization health emergencies program, said the lives…

Bloomberg Philanthropies donates $8 million to the WHO to help health workers

Bloomberg Philanthropies has donated $8 million to the World Health Organization’s Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund. The…