News & Perspective

Jul 07, 2021

Jul 07, 2021
Brazil COVID test

WHO: World at perilous point in pandemic

WHO officials said variant spread could outpace vaccines, even in countries with high vaccine coverage.

Jun 02, 2021

Jun 02, 2021
Arrival of COVAX shipment

Donor summit boosts COVAX funds; nations share doses

Uganda (191% rise in cases), Colombia (40%), Malaysia (38%), and Bahrain (32%) are getting hit hard.

May 19, 2021

May 19, 2021
Drive through COVID vax

COVID hot spots persist in Latin American countries

Argentina reports record deaths as activity continues to flare in places like Brazil, areas of Central America, and some Caribbean islands.

Jun 03, 2020

Jun 03, 2020
Hand washing station in Brazil

Global COVID-19 total nears 6.5 million as WHO lifts pause on drug trial

The WHO is worried about accelerating epidemics, especially in Central and South America.

Jun 01, 2020

Jun 01, 2020
Pineapple seller wearing mask

COVID-19 outbreaks surge in Central, South America

The WHO issues new COVID-19-related guidance on noncommunicable disease and mass gatherings.

May 06, 2020

May 06, 2020
Nurses in Haiti

WHO: COVID-19 could further destabilize Haiti, other fragile nations

WHO officials urge nations to take extra care in relaxing their distancing measures.


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