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covid-19 : WE ARE STILL ANALYSING NEW MIRACLE DRUG – WHO

The United Nations Health Agency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed the organization is analyzing dexamethasone, a steroid that scientists from the United Kingdom (UK) say can save the lives of critically ill COVID-19 patients. Scientists from the University of Oxford, UK, announced on Tuesday that they had found dexamethasone cured patients critically ill with […]

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Covid-19: TRANSMISSION OF VIRUS BY PATIENTS WHO SHOW NO SYMPTOMS IS VERY RARE – Dr.Maria Van Kerkhove

An official with the World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that transmission of Coronavirus by an asymptomatic patient is now very rare. Dr.Maria Van Kerkhove, the World Health Organization’s technical lead for coronavirus response and head of the emerging diseases and zoonoses unit, disclosed this during a media briefing in Geneva on Monday. Preliminary evidence […]

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CLINICAL TRIAL OF chloroquine TO RESUME- WHO

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday announced the resumption of clinical trials of the anti-malaria drug – Hydroxychloroquine –  to determine its efficacy in the prevention and treatment of COVID-19. It concluded that there was no cogent reason to halt the drug use for trial based on review of available data by its Safety […]

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Covid-19 : EQUITORIAL GUINEA SACKS WORLD HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE FOR FALSIFYING FIGURES OF CASES.

Equatorial Guinea have reportedly sacked a representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) for “falsifying” the country’s figures of Coronavirus cases.  AFP confirmed the news, citing a document from the foreign ministry and a source at the UN health agency  The international news agency claimed WHO’s representative Triphonie Nkurunziza is accused of “falsifying” the country’s […]

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Equatorial Guinea accuses WHO of INFLATING COVID-19 CASES.

The Central African state of Equatorial Guinea has told the WHO’s representative to leave, accusing her of “falsifying” the country’s tally of coronavirus cases, according to the government and the UN health agency. In a document dated May 26 seen by AFP on Tuesday, the foreign ministry asked the World Health Organization’s regional office in […]

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PRESIDENT TRUMP Terminates US Relations with WHO. [ see video]

President Donald Trump has announced that the US is terminating its ties with the World Health Organization, WHO, and will suspend all funding to the organization. The US President made the announcement during a press conference at the White House Rose Garden on Friday May 29. He said his decision comes after WHO ”failed to make the […]

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WHO Warns of SECOND PEAK Of COVID-19 PANDEMIC AS COUNTRIES LIFT LOCKDOWN.

The World Health Organization has warned that many countries could begin to see the ”second peak” of the Coronavirus pandemic if the lockdown restrictions are lifted too soon. WHO Head of Emergency, Mike Ryan, who issued the warning in a press conference, said  epidemics often come in waves, which means that outbreaks could come back later […]

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WHO Suspends CHLOROQUINE TRIAL .

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday May 25, announced that it has suspended the use of hydroxychloroquine in solidarity trial for the treatment of COVID-19.  The drug trial was suspended on grounds of safety concern following a report published by Lancet, which revealed that more people are dying from the use of hydroxychloroquine to combat COVID-19. WHO […]

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DISINFECTING STREETS & OPEN SPACES DOES NOT ELIMINATE CORONAVIRUS- WHO

The World Health Organization has said that spraying disinfectant on streets and open spaces does not eliminate coronavirus and even poses a health risk. Many countries including Nigeria embarked on massive fumigation of streets and open spaces shortly after the disease became a pandemic. In a document released , WHO said disinfecting open surfaces as […]

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JUST LIKE HIV, COVID-19 MAY NEVER GO AWAY – WHO Chief Mike Ryan.

Mike Ryan, the Executive director of the World Health Organization health emergency program, has said that just like HIV, the novel Coronavirus may never go away.   HIV/AIDS was first clinically observed in 1981 in the United States and almost 40 years after, no vaccine or cure has been developed for the virus which has so far killed nearly a million […]