An independent inquiry commission released a devastating report last month that found that 83 of the WHO's employees committed abuses against dozens of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo during 2018-2020.
The global health body endorses GSK's malaria vaccine for children, the first against the mosquito-borne disease that kills more than 400,000 a year.
An independent commission obtained the identity of 83 alleged perpetrators, both Congolese and foreigners, some 21 of whom were employed by the global health agency.
The World Health Organization declared the new coronavirus variant "Mu" as a "variant of interest."
Covid-19 has killed more than 4.3M people and infected over 206M globally. Here are all the coronavirus-related developments for August 14:
Covid-19 has killed more than 4.2M people and infected around 202M globally. Here are all the coronavirus-related developments for August 7:
The rise in infections come as a leaked internal CDC document found fully immunised people with so-called breakthrough infections of the Delta variant can spread the disease as easily as unvaccinated people.
"True scientists with a neutral position on virus origin facing attacks by extreme forces of certain countries".
The World Health Organization has said that any Covid-19 vaccines it has authorised for emergency use should be recognised by countries as they open up their borders to inoculated travellers.
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus hails Guinea for managing to contain Ebola outbreak and learning the lessons from five years ago.
Health ministers from WHO's member states agree to study recommendations for ambitious reforms to contain future outbreaks following the world's sluggish handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
At least 115,000 health and care workers have died from Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, WHO chief Tedros says at World Health Assembly, calling for a massive effort to vaccinate 10 percent of every country’s population by September.
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