News & Perspective

Jul 07, 2020

Jul 07, 2020
Flags at United Nations headquarters

US pulls out of WHO amid escalating COVID-19 activity

Also, the WHO will meet with Chinese officials to probe the source of the virus.

Feb 28, 2020

Feb 28, 2020
Mexico City

WHO raises global COVID-19 risk to highest level

As concerns deepen about Iran, the WHO is in the process of sending a mission to the country, with UAE help.

Feb 19, 2020

Feb 19, 2020
ICU patient

China's COVID-19 death toll tops 2,000; Iran reports first cases

Also today, 79 more Diamond Princess infections were reportedraising cruise ship totals to 621 and the WHO details stepped-up response measures regarding the Westerdam ship in Cambodia.

Jan 29, 2020

Jan 29, 2020
Airliner over Dubai, UAE

WHO experts to again weigh nCoV emergency status as more nations affected

Outbreak cases top 6,000 in China, with 133 deaths now confirmed, while Finland and the United Arab Emirates record their first cases and other countries report disease spread.

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