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WHO launches regional strategy, in cooperation with Egypt, to combat Poliomyelitis
In a study by Swaminathan, she explained that as the global struggle to contain the COVID-19, some are advocating for a so-called natural herd immunity strategy, which they argue can be safely achieved through “focused protection”.
International organisation announces over 51,000 new cases reported in 55 countries on Friday alone
Global health organisation announces it is developing comprehensive set of back-to-school guidelines due to pandemic
Since authorities decided that wearing of masks is mandatory in public places, some residents of Guinea-Bissau capital Bissau refuse or neglect to abide
Mathematical model of droplet migration may be important for understanding spread of airborne diseases such as COVID-19
Countries should implement strict measures to suppress coronavirus transmission, including mass testing, quarantine, social distancing and wearing a mask
She said the season and weather did not seem to be affecting the spread of COVID-19, it was people gathering and not observing distance that had an effect
Organisation is working closely with Eastern Mediterranean region governments to provide guidance on gradual re-opening
Not all countries able to report data systematically, says WHO Regional Director
Medication may cause negative side effects, should be taken under medical supervision, says Egyptian Medicines Authority
Countries must undertake one or two incubation periods to control pandemic, says WHO
Following five years of war, Yemen’s fragile health system faces catastrophic shortages
No evidence of immunity to virus after recovery, says Al-Mandhari
Vaccination should continue to be offered to save lives: WHO
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls decision timing inappropriate
Turkey announces weekend curfew in fight against COVID-19
Egypt reports 125 new coronavirus cases and 5 deaths, raising total to 2,190 infections and 164 deaths
In a press conference on Monday, Jabbour added that 13% of Egypt’s coronavirus infections are amongst healthcare workers.
Fears increase for northern Syrian camps becoming Covid-19 breeding grounds
Total of 13,064 infections, 698 fatalities confirmed across Africa
Turkey has fastest growing COVID-19 infections, Lebanon at risk
Trump also criticised the WHO’s initial response to the outbreak and the time it took to declare the outbreak a global pandemic, on 11 March.
The states participating in this protocol should be committed to the principles of equal sovereignty and territorial integrity, alongside no interference in the internal affairs of other countries
Pandemic has infected 609, killed 40 in Egypt, with 132 recoveries
WHO urges nations to collaborate to secure life-saving medical equipment
Egypt is clear of COVID-19 outbreak which killed 2,933 globally, says PM Madbouly
Egypt is to receive coronavirus detectors within hours
WHO declares coronavirus pandemic a global health emergency
The organisation also stressed that no confirmed cases of the new coronavirus were reported in the eastern Mediterranean region, saying that the WHO is working with countries to continue strengthening preparedness activities in line with international health regulations.