Tag Archives: World Health Organisation

WHO Warns ‘New And Dangerous Phase’ Of Coronavirus As Pandemic Widens

On Friday, the World Health Organization warned of a “new and dangerous phase” of the novel coronavirus pandemic despite the disease’s accelerating spread across the globe. The warning came as it emerged the virus was present in Italy in December, months before its first confirmed cases and about the same time as the disease was…

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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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World Health Organisation Says Coronavirus “May Never Go Away”

The Word Health Organization is warning that the novel coronavirus may never be eliminated and populations around the world will have to learn to live with it. Mike Ryan, an Executive Director with the World Health Organisation on Wednesday, revealed the virus may just become one of the viruses around the world that kill people annually. The virus…

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WHO Appoints Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala As COVID-19 Special Envoy

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been named Special Envoy by The World Health Organisation (WHO) for the newly inaugurated Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator. According to Director-General of the organization, Tedros Ghebreyesus, who made  the announcement during the launch of the ACT Accelerator from Geneva on Monday, she is to serve alongside British business executive, Sir Andrew Witty in the…

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Ebola: US Nurse Infected Receives transfusion of plasma from Ebola Survivor Kent Brantly

Dr Kent Brantly, the first American to return to the US from Liberia to be treated for Ebola, donated plasma to Nina Pham. A Dallas nurse who caught Ebola while treating a Liberian patient who died of the disease has received a plasma transfusion donated by a doctor who beat the virus. Ebola has killed more than…

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Saturday Fashion News Round Up! Wana Sambo Wins At GAFW, Liya Kebede & Honoured

Hello Fashion lovers, your weekly &#39Saturday Fashion News Roundup&#39 from OnoBello.com is here to dish out hot news around the world in fashion, so sit tight and read on. It&#39s the perfect way to get your weekend going. Nigerian Fashion Brand, Wana Sambo Wins Ready To Wear Brand Of The Year At Glitz Africa Fashion…

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