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Rep. Ralph Norman, House Freedom Caucus Call on Biden to Drop WHO Amendments
Rep. Ralph Norman, House Freedom Caucus Call on Biden to Drop WHO Amendments

Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) told The Epoch Times on May 23 that President Joe Biden’s proposed amendments to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) authority are “the greatest threat to our sovereignty that we’ve faced in a long time.”

Monkeypox Outbreak Primarily Spreading via Sexual Contact: WHO Officials
Monkeypox Outbreak Primarily Spreading via Sexual Contact: WHO Officials

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.

WHO Warns Monkeypox Could ‘Accelerate’ as Cases Spread to Switzerland and Israel
WHO Warns Monkeypox Could ‘Accelerate’ as Cases Spread to Switzerland and Israel

Israeli and Swiss officials on Sunday confirmed monkeypox cases as the World Health Organization warned that the virus could accelerate during the summer months.

WHO Says at Least One Child Has Died After Increase of Acute Hepatitis Cases in Children
WHO Says at Least One Child Has Died After Increase of Acute Hepatitis Cases in Children

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.

‘No Evidence Right Now’ Children Need COVID-19 Boosters: Top WHO Scientist
‘No Evidence Right Now’ Children Need COVID-19 Boosters: Top WHO Scientist

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.

WHO Recommends 2 New Drugs as COVID-19 Treatments
WHO Recommends 2 New Drugs as COVID-19 Treatments

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended two new drugs to treat COVID-19—baricitinib and sotrovimab.

WHO: Omicron in 38 Countries, No Deaths Reported
WHO: Omicron in 38 Countries, No Deaths Reported

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday said the COVID-19 omicron variant is now in 38 countries, up from 23 two days ago, suggesting that the variant may be more contagious than Delta.

WHO Europe Warns of Possible Surge in COVID Deaths Ahead
WHO Europe Warns of Possible Surge in COVID Deaths Ahead

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.

WHO Recommends World’s First Malaria Vaccine for At-Risk Children
WHO Recommends World’s First Malaria Vaccine for At-Risk Children

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.

WHO Calls for Halt to COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots
WHO Calls for Halt to COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

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 Made Alternative Proposal for Virus Origin Probe
China Says It's Made Alternative Proposal for Virus Origin Probe

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.

China Should Provide Raw Data on Pandemic’s Origins: WHO’s Tedros
China Should Provide Raw Data on Pandemic’s Origins: WHO’s Tedros

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.