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WHO says careless young people driving some COVID-19 spikes
World Health Organization experts warn that spikes in coronavirus transmission in a number of countries are being driven by young people, who "must take the same precautions to protect themselves and protect others" says WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Coronavirus latest: No herd immunity means infection risk still high, warns WHO
The World Health Organization says no country has reached the infection rate needed to guarantee community protection. Meanwhile, EU recovery funds won't be deployed until next year. Follow DW for the latest.
Coronavirus latest: WHO reports record daily increase in global cases
The World Health Organization has reported its highest single-day rise in new cases, as global testing efforts are ramped up. In Germany, the R-rate has spiked 60% to 2.88. Follow DW for the latest.
WHO warns Covid-19 infections are accelerating in Africa
Africa accounts for less than 3 percent of global coronavirus cases, but the continent is seeing an acceleration in confirmed numbers. Last week, the World Health Organization said confirmed cases on the continent had doubled to 200,000 over 18 days. Many African nations made a mammoth effort to quickly bring in lockdowns and sanitary measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19, but the economic cost of that has been enormous. We speak to Dr Mary Stephen from the WHO's regional office.
Covid-19: Top 10 treatment drugs under clinical research
As the world continues to deal with the effects and impact of several labs and scientists are racing to develop vaccines and drugs for the cure of the novel disease. At the moment, the World Health Organization (WHO) is yet to approve any vaccine or drug for COVID-19, but different investigatory treatments and drugs are being subjected to trials. Here the are top 10 under investigation.
How to adapt to new normal? WHO warns Covid-19 'may never go away'
Long after lockdown has been lifted, everybody may still be social distancing, warns the World Health Organization. In a week that's seen new outbreaks of the virus dampen the mood in countries like France where confinement has been eased, the panel of FRANCE 24's François Picard asks about testing, contact tracing and whether national interests are hampering the race to find effective remedies and a vaccine against the coronavirus.
COVID-19: WHO cautions against the use of traditional herbs in Africa
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against the use of traditional herbs in the treatment of COVID-19 as African governments struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus latest: Germany defends WHO after Trump halts funding
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has joined a global chorus defending the World Health Organization after Donald Trump blasted the UN body and suspended funds.
WHO: Global nursing shortage of six million amid coronavirus pandemic
As care workers are vital in tackling the coronavirus outbreak, the World Health Organization says there are nearly six million too few nurses across the globe. The WHO also offers solutions.