Tag Archives: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Global Coronavirus Cases Exceeds 20 Million As WHO Warns Against Despair

The coronavirus pandemic has gained another grim milestone on Monday as the world surpassed 20 million recorded cases of the ravaging infection that began late last year in China. According to the latest updates, the number as of 2215 GMT was 20,002,577 cases, with 733,842 deaths recorded. In yet another staggering landmark, the death toll is expected…

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WHO Launches Probe Into Global Response To COVID-19 Pandemic

The World Health Organization, which has faced criticism over its early handling of the novel coronavirus crisis has launched an independent review into the global response to the pandemic. Announcing the assessment, which will be presented next May, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said it should help the world understand how to prevent such crises…

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COVID-19: WHO Says Pandemic Is ‘Not Even Close To Being Over’

The World Health Organisation has warned countries not to lower their guard in the fight against Coronavirus, as global data of the disease reached 10 million infected persons worldwide with 500,000 deaths on Monday. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, gave the public advice saying that the pandemic is not close to being over. He also called…

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WHO Hails First Life-Saving COVID-19 Drug, Dexamethasone As “Major Breakthrough”

The World Health Organization on Tuesday hailed a steroid treatment for the novel coronavirus, boosting hopes that the pandemic’s mortality rate can be reduced. Surging death tolls in the Americas and South Asia, plus a new cluster of cases in Beijing, have raised fresh doubts about how soon the world can bring COVID-19 under control.…

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Coronavirus: World Health Organization Says “The Pandemic Is Far From Over”

United Nations’ specialized health agency, the World Health Organization, has stated that the Coronavirus pandemic is far from over, even as major countries are looking to restart the economic and business life of it’s citizenry by relaxing lockdown orders. Four million employees have furloughed their jobs in the UK alone, over 3 million people in the…

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Coronavirus Will Stalk The Human Race For A Long Time To Come, WHO Says

The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has disclosed that Coronavirus will be around for a long time as most countries are still in the early stages of dealing with the deadly disease. During a virtual press conference on Wednesday night April 22, Mr. Tedros said, “Most countries are still in the…

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WHO Reverses Appointment Of Mugabe As Goodwill Ambassador

The Head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on Sunday, reversed his decision to name Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador for the UN agency following widespread uproar. Tedros had announced the appointment earlier this week during a speech in Uruguay, where he praised Zimbabwe as “a country that places universal…

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