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April, 2020

  • 26 April

    Countries urged to maintain vaccination during COVID-19 pandemic

    -Editorial Countries must strengthen vaccination against seasonal influenza and measles to prevent respiratory illness and vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks during the COVID-19 pandemic, say experts at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). The recommendations come on the cusp of the 18th Vaccination Week in the Americas, which will take place …

  • 22 April

    WHO Director General Says People Need to Get Used to a New Normal

    -Editorial The World Health Organization warned world leaders that they will need to manage around the coronavirus for the foreseeable future. “Make no mistake, we have a long way to go. This virus will be with us for a long time,” WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. Globally, almost …

  • 17 April

    Alcohol Does Not Protect Against COVID-19

    -Editorial At times of lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic, alcohol consumption can exacerbate health vulnerability, risk-taking behaviors, mental health issues, and violence. The World Health Organization said the alcohol does not protect from COVID-19 and encourages governments to limit its consumption. Consuming alcohol will not destroy the virus, and its …

  • 14 April

    WHO Announces That Vaccines Against Coronavirus Are Being Developed

    -Editorial  Under the World Health Organization’s coordination, a group of experts with diverse backgrounds is working towards the development of vaccines against COVID-19. The group makes a call to everyone to follow recommendations to prevent the transmission of the COVID-19 virus and protect the health of individuals. The group also …

  • 9 April

    The World Health Organization Asks Religious Leaders for Support During COVID-19

    -Editorial Today marks 100 days since the World Health Organization was notified of the first cases of “pneumonia with unknown cause” in China. In yesterday’s media briefing, Director-General Dr. Tedros recalled the work that WHO and its partners have been doing over this period and the continuing efforts to stop …

  • 8 April

    Wuhan, Epicenter of COVID-19, Ends Lockdown

    -Editorial China has ended its lockdown of Wuhan, as the city is re-emerging after being the place of origin of COVID-19 that is now raging across the globe. However, some restrictions within the city will remain in place, and officials warn that the threat of further infections remains far from …

  • 7 April

    World Health Organization and Global Citizen Announce Benefit Concert

    -Editorial Lady Gaga announces COVID-19 benefit concert that will have Billie Eilish, Paul McCartney, Elton John and more to perform. During the World Health Organization press briefing April 6, Lady Gaga announced the event that Global Citizen and the World Health Organization. “It has been an honor to help with …

  • 6 April

    FIFA, UN and WHO launch #BeActive campaign on International Day of Sports

    FIFA has joined forces with the United Nations (UN) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in supporting the #BeActive campaign launched on the UN International Day of Sport for Development and Peace to encourage people to be #HealthyAtHome as the world comes together in the fight against COVID-19, today and …

  • 3 April

    There is now more evidence that younger people are also vulnerable to COVID-19

    -Editorial World Health Organization officials cautioned Friday that more young people are becoming critically ill and dying due to COVID-19. At their press briefing April 3rd, WHO officials stated that more young people are becoming critically ill and dying from the coronavirus that’s now spread to almost every country across …

  • 3 April

    The impact of COVID-19 on International Law

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney, humanitarian and law professor. Throughout time there have been different historical events that have defined the international community, firstly, it arises after the need of the different nations cooperate with each other in different areas, the branch of international law is primarily responsible for …

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