Health

Global cooperation is our only choice against COVID-19, says WHO chief

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WHO/PAHO recommendations have been instrumental in the Juarez Hospital in Mexico City.

Children in Central America and the Caribbean facing dual threat of stronger hurricane season and COVID-19

Across Central America and the Caribbean, more than 70 million children are directly or indirectly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of those children living in coastal areas of Central America and the Caribbean could face the additional threat...

Mobile Crematory Aims to Help Bolivia Deal with Surge in COVID Deaths

A group of entrepreneurs believe their mobile crematorium is the solution to Bolivia's surge in coronavirus deaths.

Carlos Ayo, an environmental engineer, who is part of the group said, there are instances when dozens of bodies piled up in the...

BBC: Iran Covering Up COVID-19 Statistics

The BBC says its Persian Service has received leaked documents from an anonymous source indicating that Iran is not being truthful with its COVID-19 data.

BBC: Iran Covering Up COVID-19 Statistics

The BBC says its Persian Service has received leaked documents from an anonymous source indicating that Iran is not being truthful with its COVID-19 data.

No end in sight to COVID crisis, and its impact will last for ‘decades to come’

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A healthcare worker checks the temperature of a patient at a hospital in Nonthaburi Province...

We must all accept hard choices if we’re to beat COVID-19, urges WHO

Governments everywhere should adopt a much more focused approach to stopping coronavirus transmission if they want to avoid having to impose sweeping lockdowns once again.

COVID-19 means development setbacks for Mongolia: a UN Resident Coordinator’s blog

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Child in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

WHO and UNICEF warn of a decline in vaccinations during COVID-19

The World Health Organization and UNICEF warned of an alarming decline in the number of children receiving life-saving vaccines around the world on July 15, 2020. This is due to disruptions in the delivery and uptake of immunization services caused by...

‘Country-driven’ approach needed to limit COVID-19 damage to food security

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Traditional Hadong Tea Agrosystem in Hwagae-myeon, Korea, cultivate indigenous tea trees...