"We Do Nothing To Prevent Next One": WHO Chief's Warning On Pandemics

December 27, 2020

The coronavirus crisis will not be the last pandemic, and attempts to improve human health are "doomed" without tackling climate change and animal welfare, the World Health Organization's chief said. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus also condemned the "dangerously short-sighted" cycle of throwing cash at outbreaks but doing | Read more|

Some Countries On "Dangerous Track" In Pandemic: WHO

October 24, 2020

The world is now at a critical juncture in the COVID-19 pandemic and some countries are on a dangerous path, facing the prospect of health services collapsing under the strain, the head of the World Health Organization said on Friday. | Read more|

WHO sounds virus alarm for Western Pacific

August 18, 2020

The World Health Organisation said countries in the Western Pacific - a vast region comprising nearly 1.9 billion people - have entered a new phase of coronavirus pandemic response and urged regional governments to continue to promote behaviour that protects community health. This is "the phase where governments will n | Read more|

No evidence of Coronavirus losing potency: WHO

June 2, 2020

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 potency. Professor Alberto Zangrillo, head of intensive care at Italy’s San Raffaele Hospit | Read more|

Record highest ever daily increase in global Covid-19 cases

May 21, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recorded more than 100,000 new coronavirus infections in the space of 24 hours - a new global high. The spread of the infection has continued to grow at a global level - with two thirds of new cases being recorded in four countries - according to the WHO. | Read more|

US to halt funding to WHO, says Trump

April 14, 2020

United states President Donald Trump says he has instructed his administration to halt funding to the World Health Organization. He said the WHO had "failed in its basic duty" in its response to the coronavirus outbreak. | Read more|

Scoop Whoop

March 26, 2018

Founded in 2013 by five alumni of Indian Institute of Mass Communication, ScoopWhoop is a digital media and news organization based in Delhi, which publishes India-specific stories. The start-up received an investment of Rs. 10 crore a year later from Bharti Softbank, a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and Japa | Read more|