Posts tagged as WHO

Global report: WHO says Covid-19 ‘may never go away’ and warns of mental health crisis

Thursday, May 14, 2020

The World Health Organisation has warned that coronavirus “may never go away” as its experts predicted that a global mental health crisis caused by the pandemic was looming. The global health body on Wednesday cautioned against trying to predict how long coronavirus would keep circulating, and called for a “massive effort” to overcome it. “It is important to put this on the table: this virus may become just another endemic…

Coronavirus: WHO declares global health emergency

Friday, January 31, 2020

The UN’s health arm said the move was to protect countries with “weaker health systems.” However, the WHO also said there was no reason for measures that unnecessarily interfere with international travel and trade. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday declared the coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern. The health agency described the emergency as an “extraordinary event” as other countries are at risk. Therefore a coordinated global response is required in order to contain…