European countries reintroduce stricter measures to try and slow down the spread of Covid-19 weeks after they believed they had triumphed over the pandemic.
Countries hit hard by tuberculosis such as India and South Africa have seen resources usually allocated to diagnosing and treating TB diverted to fighting coronavirus, says the World Health Organization.
Wealthy countries are rushing to book upcoming coronavirus vaccines leaving poor countries in the cold.
Washington will redirect some of the money it owes the World Health Organisation to pay other UN debts following President Trump's decision to withdraw from the global health body over its handling of Covid-19.
The initiative is called COVAX and aims to purchase two billion doses by the end of 2021.
The COVAX facility will not only pool risk for countries developing and buying vaccines, but also ensure prices are kept "as low as possible," WHO chief Tedros says.
Turkey has been praised by foreign observers and the World Health Organization for its speedy and thorough response to the coronavirus pandemic. Yet, the WHO warns, it should not become complacent and must remain vigilant to continue its success
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While acknowledging the difficult task set out for governments, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said too many countries are headed in the wrong direction with the pandemic.
The Trump administration has said that the WHO ignored early signs of human-to-human transmission in China, including warnings from Taiwan, which, due to Beijing's pressure, is not part of the UN body.
"It's not over until there is no virus anywhere in the world," says WHO spokeswoman Margaret Harris.
Houthis' health minister said the government had been transparent about the number of confirmed cases and those who have recovered.
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