When Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus formally announced his candidacy for the post of the Director-General of the World Health Organization on ... 24 May 2016, he certainly received a mixed bag of interest and expectations.
Félix Tshisekedi received Jérôme Munyangi, who had just returned from living in exile in France. We had a chance to interview the Congolese ... doctor and researcher who advocates using artemisia to combat the coronavirus.
During this period of unprecedented strain on global healthcare systems, governments and hospitals are calling for solutions that will address ... the shortage of ventilators and other critical equipment to save lives during the pandemic.
Three quarters of emerging human infectious disease outbreaks are “zoonotic,” originating from viruses and other pathogens infecting animals, ... then “jumping” species to infect people. This “species jump” by pathogens is not new; it has occurred throughout pre- and recorded history.
Back in March, Africa had been designated by many as the “lost continent” when it comes to fighting Covid-19. It comes now as a surprise ... that the death toll and number of infected people are far below everyone expectations.
The World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the World Health Organisation, opens its annual meeting on Monday 18 May against the backdrop ... of worsening geopolitical clashes over the handling of the coronavirus pandemic.