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G7: Boris Johnson considera "historic moment" statement to prevent future pandemics
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G7: Boris Johnson considera "historic moment" statement to prevent future pandemics

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday hailed as a "historic moment" the declaration proposed by the G7 to prevent future pandemics, which aims in particular to reduce the time to develop vaccines and reform the World Health Organization (WHO). With this agreement, the main democracies of the world will commit to prevent a global pandemic from happening again, so that the devastation caused by covid-19 will never be repeated", said Boris Johnson, on his Twitter account. Leaders of the G7 countries (Germany, Canada, United States, France, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom) and the European Union are meeting this Saturday in Carbis Bay, in Cornwall, southwest of England, where the secretary general will also join from the U...
WHO Says Only One Coronavirus Variant Strain Detected In India Is “Of Concern”
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WHO Says Only One Coronavirus Variant Strain Detected In India Is “Of Concern”

Only one strain of the coronavirus variant detected for the first time in India, is still considered “worrying"And the other two have been degraded, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Variant B.1.617, considered partially responsible for the outbreak of the pandemic in the country, has spread to more than 50 territories, with three different lineages.The WHO stated last month that the entire variant was “worrying”, But this Tuesday he clarified that only one lineage should be considered as such, the so-called Delta.“It has become apparent that more public health risks are currently associated with B.1.617.2, while lower transmission rates have been observed with the other lineages.”, Reported the WHO in its weekly epidemiological update on the pandemic.Residents queue in fr...
WHO assigns Greek alphabet names to four variants of COVID-19
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WHO assigns Greek alphabet names to four variants of COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that assigned each of the four coronavirus variants considered worrisome names according to the Greek alphabet, which will make them easier to mention and remember.As in this type of situation, public opinion did not usually identify these variants by their scientific names (difficult to retain and differentiate), but by the place where they were initially detected, thus calling B.1.17 "British variant", B.1.351 "South African variant, P.1" Brazilian variant, and B.1.617.2 "Indian variant", which has generated stigma and discrimination against the countries involved, as well as a certain degree of misinformation. !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) {if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)}; ...
WHO will have proposals to continue the investigation into the origin of the coronavirus
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WHO will have proposals to continue the investigation into the origin of the coronavirus

This Friday, a spokesman for the a World Health Organization (WHO) noted that the mission of international experts that was in China between last January and February to investigate the origin of the coronavirus, will present to the Director-General of WHO a series of proposals on the additional studies that are required to advance this research.SIGHT: WHO: "The pandemic will end when 70% of the world is vaccinated"Once the CEO of the WHOTedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, receive the recommendations, make them known to the member states of the Organization and decide with them what will be the next steps to follow, said spokeswoman Fadela Chaib, adding that there would be no specific deadline for this.More than 50 countries ask WHO for explanations for sexual abuse in CongoCoronavirus: Complete ...
WHO affirms that search for the origin of the coronavirus “is being poisoned by politics”
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WHO affirms that search for the origin of the coronavirus “is being poisoned by politics”

The director of Health Emergencies of the World Health Organization (WHO), Mike Ryan, regretted this Friday that the investigation of the origins of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 "get poisoned by politics”, In the week in which the United States has increased its pressure to continue these studies.“We would like everyone to separate, if they can, politics from science ", said the Irish expert, who complained that in recent days they are “watching speeches in the media with very little true news or evidence”.WHO will have proposals to continue the investigation into the origin of the coronavirusWHO: "The pandemic will end when 70% of the world is vaccinated"More than 50 countries ask WHO for explanations for allegations of sexual abuse in Congo“Every country is free to defend its o...
More than 50 countries ask WHO for explanations for allegations of sexual abuse in Congo
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More than 50 countries ask WHO for explanations for allegations of sexual abuse in Congo

More than 50 countries in the World Health Organization (WHO) this Friday they expressed their “worry”In view of the information that suggests that the leaders of the agency of the HIM-HER-IT they omitted to point out cases of sexual abuse committed by members of the organization.SIGHT: Venezuelan Parliament asks WHO to accelerate mechanisms for vaccines against coronavirus“We express our concern following media reports suggesting that WHO management was aware of cases of sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment and failed to report them as required by the UN and WHO protocols.”, Underlines the text presented by Canada during the World Health Assembly and signed, among others, by the European Union, the United States and Brazil.COVID-19: How Long Does It Take to Achieve Herd Imm...
Weekly cases of coronavirus drop 14% in the world, but increase in America
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Weekly cases of coronavirus drop 14% in the world, but increase in America

The global cases of coronavirus They fell 14% last week compared to the previous one, although in America, Africa, the Middle East and East Asia the numbers continue to increase slightly or stable. These numbers were collected from the epidemiological report published this Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO).SIGHT: Homicides rise in US as coronavirus restrictions endFrom May 17 to 23 the WHO accounted for 4.1 million new infections of COVID-19, while those who died from the disease that week were 84,000, a slight decrease of 2% compared to the previous week.Despite the global decline in cases and deaths, “The incidence is still high, and many countries continue to register significant increases”, Including several Latin American nations, warns the WHO in your weekly report.US...
In Bolivia they begin to vaccinate against the coronavirus those over 40
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In Bolivia they begin to vaccinate against the coronavirus those over 40

As of today, the range of recipients of the coronavirus vaccination was extended to people over 40 years of age and urban public transport drivers. This is how the Bolivian Government resolved it in the midst of a pandemic."Vaccination against covid-19 extends to people over 40 years of age, including the entire sector of urban public transport drivers throughout the national territory," it was announced in an official statement.New dosesUntil before this expansion, only people over 50 years of age with or without underlying diseases, all health personnel, teachers and journalists who carry out news coverage in the streets, among other sectors, could be vaccinated. Meanwhile, a new batch of Covax Pfizer coronavirus vaccines was expected to...
WHO: coronavirus deaths could triple those officially registered worldwide
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WHO: coronavirus deaths could triple those officially registered worldwide

This Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) noted that the deaths caused directly or indirectly by the pandemic of coronavirus they would have been between double and triple those officially reported globally. This would place the number of deaths from the disease between 6 and 8 million, compared to the 3.4 million officially reported.SIGHT: WHO tells Chile that this is not the time to relax measures against the coronavirusIn the region of Americas, the real number of deaths related to the disease would have been between 1.2 and 1.5 million in 2020, instead of the 900,000 reported, according to estimates made by the WHO in the framework of the preparation of their World Health Statistics and which are largely based on mathematical modalizations.WHO asks to address "immediate" the ...
WHO warns that the second year of the coronavirus pandemic is “much more deadly” than the first
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WHO warns that the second year of the coronavirus pandemic is “much more deadly” than the first

This Friday, experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that the pandemic from coronavirus it is causing more deaths in 2021 than in its first year. During the meeting, vaccines in children and the use of masks were also discussed.SIGHT: Coronavirus: WHO recommends administering doses of Chinese Sinopharm vaccine 3-4 weeks apartFor his part, the director of OMS, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, called on countries not to yet vaccinate children and adolescents against the COVID-19 and that they allocate those doses to the system Covax, created so that countries with fewer resources have access to vaccination.Indian "double mutant" variant is more contagious and could make vaccines less effective, says WHOWHO: Indian variant of coronavirus is present in at least 44 countriesMo...