Posts Tagged World Health Organization

WHO warns Western Pacific countries to prepare for ‘large-scale’ outbreak

Marje Pelayo   •   April 1, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the Western Pacific region is far lower than the number in Europe and the United States. China, the origin...

WHO urges countries to use “second window of opportunity” to stop COVID-19 transmission

UNTV News   •   March 26, 2020

The chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday urged all countries to use the “second window of opportunity” to suppress and stop the transmission of the coronavirus disease...

WHO warns of “accelerating” pandemic, says health workers must be protected

UNTV News   •   March 24, 2020

The pandemic of disease caused by the coronavirus is accelerating, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday (March 23), with more than 300,000 cases now recorded and infections reported...

Elite hackers target WHO as coronavirus cyberattacks spike

UNTV News   •   March 24, 2020

Elite hackers tried to break into the World Health Organization’s computers earlier this month, sources told Reuters, part of what a senior agency official said was a more than two-fold...

WHO: Iwasan ang pag-inom ng Ibuprofen para sa COVID-19 Symptoms

UNTV News   •   March 18, 2020

Inirerekomenda ng WHO ang pag-iwas sa pag-inom ng Ibuprofen kung ikaw ay may sintomas ng COVID-19, pagkatapos magbigay ng babala ang French Officials na maaring magpalala ito ng epekto ng...

World Health Organization says ‘test, test, test’ for coronavirus

UNTV News   •   March 17, 2020

The World Health Organization called on all countries on Monday (March 16) to ramp up their testing programmes as the best way to slow the advance of the coronavirus pandemic....

No available COVID-19 test kits in Phl yet — FDA

Maris Federez   •   March 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reiterated that there are no registered COVID-19 diagnostic test kits that are now available to the public yet. In a...

Some countries not well prepared for combating COVID-19: WHO

UNTV News   •   March 6, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday that some countries are not well prepared for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and all parties should make all efforts to...

Last Congo Ebola patient discharged with end of outbreak in sight

UNTV News   •   March 4, 2020

The last patient being treated for Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo was discharged on Tuesday (March 3), the World Health Organization (WHO) said, bringing the 19-month-old outbreak closer than...

DOH ensures gov’t readiness for coronavirus pandemic declaration from WHO

Maris Federez   •   February 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) has ensured the public that the government is ready any time the World Health Organization (WHO) declares a coronavirus pandemic. This is...


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