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WHO-backed policy brief calls for action to address ‘long COVID’

2021-02-25T22:03:58+00:00

With one in 10 people still feeling ill 12 weeks after having COVID-19, authorities must do more to support them, a UN-backed policy brief issued on Thursday argues.  ...

WHO-backed policy brief calls for action to address ‘long COVID’2021-02-25T22:03:58+00:00

South Sudan: UN agencies support nationwide polio vaccination campaign

2021-02-25T20:33:52+00:00

The second round of a vaccination campaign to protect more than 2.8 million children from polio is underway in South Sudan, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Thursday. ...

South Sudan: UN agencies support nationwide polio vaccination campaign2021-02-25T20:33:52+00:00

West Africa steps up efforts to tackle latest Ebola threat

2021-02-25T19:31:44+00:00

As a new Ebola outbreak threatens Guinea, six neighboring countries are urgently scaling up preparation and response efforts to prevent the further spread of the deadly virus, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. ...

West Africa steps up efforts to tackle latest Ebola threat2021-02-25T19:31:44+00:00

Telemedicine and Medical Licensure — Potential Paths for Reform

2021-02-25T00:00:00+00:00

The rapid growth of telemedicine during the Covid-19 pandemic has focused renewed attention on the debate over physician licensure. Before the pandemic, states typically licensed physicians according to policies outlined in each state’s medical practice act, which dictate that physicians must be… ...

Telemedicine and Medical Licensure — Potential Paths for Reform2021-02-25T00:00:00+00:00

Dexamethasone in Hospitalized Patients with Covid-19

2021-02-25T00:00:00+00:00

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the cause of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), emerged in China in late 2019 from a zoonotic source. The majority of Covid-19 cases either are asymptomatic or result in only mild disease. However, in a substantial percentage of… ...

Dexamethasone in Hospitalized Patients with Covid-192021-02-25T00:00:00+00:00

Ghana receives first historic shipment of COVID-19 vaccinations from international COVAX facility

2021-02-24T15:18:55+00:00

Six hundred thousand doses of lifesaving COVID-19 vaccine from the UN-partnered COVAX initiative have arrived in Ghana: a historic first for the international partnership to provide equitable innoculations for all. ...

Ghana receives first historic shipment of COVID-19 vaccinations from international COVAX facility2021-02-24T15:18:55+00:00

COVID-19 imperils ‘historic advances’ in children’s access to school meals: UN report

2021-02-24T10:52:55+00:00

Hard-won gains in efforts to provide millions of the world’s most vulnerable children with nutritious food, through free daily meals at school, are at risk due to the coronavirus pandemic and its fallout, a UN World Food Programme (WFP) report said on Wednesday.  ...

COVID-19 imperils ‘historic advances’ in children’s access to school meals: UN report2021-02-24T10:52:55+00:00

BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine in a Nationwide Mass Vaccination Setting

2021-02-24T00:00:00+00:00

Mass vaccination campaigns using newly approved vaccines against the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) are beginning in many parts of the world. Randomized clinical trials of mRNA-based vaccines reported efficacies for preventing coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19) in the range… ...

BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine in a Nationwide Mass Vaccination Setting2021-02-24T00:00:00+00:00

First wave of COVID-19 vaccine syringes start journey to Maldives

2021-02-23T16:08:18+00:00

The critical task of ensuring that all countries have enough medical equipment to vaccinate people safely against COVID-19 gathered pace on Tuesday, with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announcing that 100,000 syringes have been sent to the Maldives, ahead of an inoculation drive there. ...

First wave of COVID-19 vaccine syringes start journey to Maldives2021-02-23T16:08:18+00:00

Prioritize vaccine contracts with UN-led COVAX initiative, urges health chief Tedros

2021-02-22T21:24:38+00:00

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has called on manufacturers to prioritize contracts with the UN-led equitable vaccines initiative, COVAX, declaring that it’s “not a matter of charity, it’s a matter of epidemiology”. ...

Prioritize vaccine contracts with UN-led COVAX initiative, urges health chief Tedros2021-02-22T21:24:38+00:00