WHO warns of ‘no silver bullet’ for coronavirus

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has said that while there is hope for a vaccine against Covid-19, one might never be found. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a news briefing there was “no silver bullet at the moment

WHO: Coronavirus pandemic is a 'once-in-a-century' health crisis

WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says effect of coronavirus will be felt for decades to come. The global coronavirus outbreak is the sort of disaster whose effects will last far into the future, World Health Organization (WHO) Director General

WHO says Covid-19 by far its worst global health emergency

GENEVA (REUTERS) – The new coronavirus pandemic that has infected more than 16 million people is easily the worst global health emergency the World Health Organization (WHO) has faced, its director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday (July 27).

The Chinese spy who hunted on LinkedIn

Jun Wei Yeo, an ambitious and freshly enrolled Singaporean PhD student, was no doubt delighted when he was invited to give a presentation to Chinese academics in Beijing in 2015. His doctorate research was about Chinese foreign policy and he

WHO and other experts say no evidence of COVID-19 losing potency

LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) – World Health Organization experts and a range of other scientists said on Monday there was no evidence to support an assertion by a high profile Italian doctor that the coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic has been losing

Republican senators ask U.N. chief for independent WHO review panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Leading Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Friday asked the United Nations to conduct an independent review of the World Health Organization response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying the body appeared to have shown “remarkable deference” to