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About 7 days ago

WHO Advises against Use of Remdesivir for Treating COVID-19

A World Health Organization [WHO] expert panel has advised against the use of the antiviral drug remdesivir for patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19, regardless of how severely ill they are, because there is currently no evidence that it improves survival or the need for ventilation. The WHO Guideline Development Group [GDG] based its recommendation on a new evidence review comparing the effects of several drug treatments on ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 18 days ago

Head of WHO Congratulates Biden on His Election Victory

The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus congratulated Joe Biden on his victory in the presidential elections in the United States of America and said about the importance of consolidating efforts in the face of crises like the coronavirus pandemic. 'Crises like the COVID19 pandemic show the importance of global solidarity in protecting lives and livelihoods,' Tedros said in a tweet. It is worth noting that the Trump ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 33 days ago

WHO Warns of Tough Months ahead as COVID Nears 43 Million

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) at this time had a grim warning concerning the subsequent months with COVID-19, warning that some nations are on a “dangerous track.” Its newest evaluation got here on a day when the WHO reported probably the most circumstances ever in a single day, 445,419, roughly half of them from Europe. Meanwhile, the pandemic complete handed around 43 million circumstances, at present standing at 42,745,971 ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 34 days ago

NATO Has Reduced Number of Troops in Afghanistan to under 12,000: Stoltenberg

NATO has reduced its military personnel in Afghanistan to fewer than 12,000, the alliance's chief Jens Stoltenberg stated. 'NATO backs the [Afghan] peace process, and we have adjusted our presence to support it; a few years ago, we had over 100,000 troops engaged in combat operations. Now we have reduced our presence to under 12,000', Stoltenberg said at a press conference after a meeting of NATO defense ministers. Regarding the peace ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 41 days ago

UN Secretary General Welcomes Yemeni Prisoner Release Pact

A spokesman for U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the U.N. chief welcomes the agreement to exchange more than 1,000 prisoners in Yemen. Stephane Dujarric said in a statement Monday that Guterres “urges the parties to build on this momentum and finalize arrangements for the release of all remaining detainees.” The Yemeni government, which is backed by a Saudi-led aggression coalition, and the national parties reached the prisoner exchange deal after meeting ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 45 days ago

WHO Says Karabakh Fighting Helping Spread Virus in Region

World Health Organization warned on Tuesday that the fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenian forces over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region has helped spread the coronavirus in the territory. More than two weeks of conflict between the Caucasus rivals has left almost 600 dead, according to partial tolls, as fighting breaches a Moscow-brokered ceasefire signed last week. 'As we have been repeatedly saying, Covid 19 does not respect borders or lines,' WHO spokesman Tarik ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 49 days ago

NATO Refuses to Commit to Withdrawal from Afghanistan

NATO has dismissed US President Donald Trump’s surprise announcement to pull out all of US forces from Afghanistan by the end of the year, saying that members of the military alliance will decide together on when to withdraw forces from the war-ravaged country. Trump announced on Twitter on Wednesday that he was going to bring all US troops home from Afghanistan by Christmas. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg reacted to the president’s ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 51 days ago

Europe Must Go Beyond Science to Survive Covid-19 Crisis: WHO

The World Health Organization [WHO] said European countries will need to “move beyond biomedical science” to overcome Covid-19 as “pandemic fatigue” and new infections rapidly rise across the continent. Hans Kluge, the WHO’s Europe director, said that while fatigue from months of uncertainty and disruption was measured differently in different countries, aggregated survey data from across the region suggested that in some cases it had reached levels of over 60%. Medical science ...
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Al Manar
About 51 days ago

COVID-19 Vaccine May Be Ready by Year-End: WHO's Tedros

A vaccine against COVID-19 may be ready by year-end, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday, without elaborating. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, addressing the end of a two-day meeting of its Executive Board on the pandemic, said: 'We will need vaccines and there is hope that by the end of this year we may have a vaccine. There is hope.' Nine experimental vaccines are in the ...
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