WHO warns of COVID-19 ‘tipping point’ as cases rise across Europe |

Source link “We were prepared for a challenging start to 2021 and it has been just…

‘An unwanted prison sentence’ for seafarers stuck at home and stranded at sea |

Source link Throughout the year, the maritime transport industry has managed stay afloat, allowing food, medicine…

WHO chief begins 2021 with plea for ‘less politicking’ over health | COVID-19

Source link In his first regular media briefing of the new year, the head of the…

FROM THE FIELD: Weathering a tourist downturn in Kyrgyzstan |

Source link Breeding yaks  is one of the few traditions to make a living. UNDP Eurasia/Danil…

Make 2021 ‘safer, healthier world for children’, UNICEF chief urges | COVID-19

Source link “The children born today enter a world far different than even a year ago,…

UN health agency clears COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use   |

Source link Regulatory experts convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) from around the world and…

The virus that shut down the world: the path to a vaccine |

Source link “I am not completely recovered, and my body is still weak. I have swollen…

After year of ‘trials, tragedies and tears’, UN chief sends message of hope for 2021  |

Source link Praising the kindness shown by people around the world, the tireless efforts of frontline workers, the scientists who have developed vaccines in record time, and the countries making…

Vaccination no guarantee of virus eradication: WHO officials |

Source link “The next pandemic may be more severe”, said Dr. Mike Ryan, head of the…

The virus that shut down the world: Education in crisis |

Source link Global impact of unparalleled disruption UNICEF India Children in Odisha, India take lessons in…