The recent outbreak of the monkeypox virus in North America and Europe is primarily spreading through sex, according to World Health Organization (WHO) officials on Monday, while confirming about 200 cases so far.
Israeli and Swiss officials on Sunday confirmed monkeypox cases as the World Health Organization warned that the virus could accelerate during the summer months.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday that at least one child death had been reported following an increase of acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children, and that at least 169 cases had been reported in children in 12 countries.
World Health Organization (WHO) Chief Scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan said there is no evidence currently available to support giving COVID-19 vaccine booster doses for children or adolescents.
GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization's Europe office says projections show its 53-country region could face another 700,000 deaths in the coronavirus pandemic by next spring, topping 2 million in total.
The World Health Organization on Wednesday said it is recommending “widespread use” of a malaria vaccine for children in sub-Saharan Africa and other at-risk regions.
The World Health Organization (WHO) Wednesday called for a moratorium on COVID-19 booster shots until the end of next month to address a shortfall in vaccines for poorer countries.
China says it’s put forward alternative parameters for a second probe into the origins of COVID-19 that should span multiple countries, Beijing’s latest move to counter a push by the U.S. for a deeper investigation into the theory the virus leaked from a Wuhan lab.
GENEVA—The head of the World Health Organisation said on Thursday that investigations into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic in China were being hampered by the lack of raw data on the first days of spread there and urged it to be more transparent.
G7 leaders called on WHO to lead a transparent second phase investigation in China into the origin of Covid-19.