Latest data from the UN health agency showed a “substantial” uptick in the Americas and the Western Pacific, which jumped 30 per cent and 25 per cent respectively.
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WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus stated this in his remarks to the 8th meeting of the Emergency Committee on COVID-19.
Ghebreyesus told journalists at a regular briefing on Friday that delta co had been identified in at least 85 countries and is “spreading rapidly among unvaccinated populations”.
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Ghebreyesus said this in a message to commemorate World No Tobacco Day, globally marked on May 31 annually, to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocate effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.
WHO said in a statement that the new standards would address issues relating to ethics, safety, affordability and efficacy.
In addition, 3,645 people died as a result of the disease, the ministry said.
Dr. Walter Kazadi, WHO’s Country Representative, said this at a press briefing to commemorate the 2021 World Malarial Day on Friday in Abuja.
Itohowo said this on Monday in a virtual media seminar with newsmen in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital
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The WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, made the call at the biweekly news briefing on COVID-19 at the WHO headquarters in Geneva.
WHO Regional Office for Africa said this in a statement issued from its headquarters in Brazzaville, Congo on Thursday.
Mustapha, who is also the Chairman, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, made the disclosure on Saturday in Abuja while evaluating the country’s fight against the disease
The WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, in a speech posted on the UN agency’s website on Friday, stated that the number of deaths had also reduced.
The Executive Director, NPHCDA, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, made the disclosure at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing on Monday in Abuja.
The Executive Director, NPHCDA, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Abuja.
Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, the agency’s Regional Director for Africa, gave the warning during a briefing on Thursday.
Biden’s strategy aims to restore trust in the government, ramp up the vaccination programme, expand testing and mask-wearing, safely reopen schools and businesses, and advance racial equity