WHO chief says pandemic 'far from over,' expressing worry about children

World Apr 28, 2020

WHO chief says pandemic 'far from over,' expressing worry about children

The coronavirus pandemic is "far from over" and is still disrupting normal health services, especially life-saving immunization for children in the poorest countries, the head of the World Health Organization said on Monday. The U.N. agency is concerned about rising numbers of cases and deaths ...

WHO to work toward success of Tokyo Olympics, Tedros tells Abe

National Mar 31, 2020

WHO to work toward success of Tokyo Olympics, Tedros tells Abe

The head of the World Health Organization told Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday that he wants to make preparations with Japan for the "success" of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. Speaking by phone, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus expressed his support for Japan's agreement ...