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The COVID-19 pandemic is nowhere near over (WHO)

The COVID-19 pandemic remains "a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC)", said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organization (WHO) during...

UNICEF: When the world fails to educate its children, we all...

As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its third year, 23 countries – home to around 405 million schoolchildren – are yet to fully open schools,...
The pandemic has claimed at least 6 million lives worldwide.

It would be a grave mistake to think the pandemic is...

Two years after the start of this unprecedented health crisis, it would be a grave mistake to think the pandemic is over, United Nations...

UNEP establishes Copenhagen Climate Centre  

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today, 15 February, announced that its long-standing collaborating centre in Denmark will be renamed the UNEP Copenhagen Climate...

COVID-19: How the Omicron variant affects Europe?

The Omicron variant of the coronavirus is now present in 128 countries and is expected to affect more than 50% of the population in the...

COVID-19, children and vaccines: Dr Sorel answers your questions

Dr Océane Sorel, a French specialist in virology and immunology, answers your questions about COVID-19, vaccines and children aged 5 to 11 years old. Dr...

WHO: 50% of the population in Europe could be infected by...

The World Health Organization (WHO) says health systems in many countries have come under "intense pressure" from the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Over 50%...

WHO: Mandatory vaccinations are a last resort

The World Health Organization (WHO) warns against mandatory vaccinations unless all other options have been exhausted. Dr Hans Kluge, the Europe Director of WHO told...

COVID-19: What is the Omicron variant?

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the new Omicron (or B.1.1.529) variant of the coronavirus, reported on November 24 in South Africa, to...

COVID-19: Europe and Central Asia, epicentre of new rise

About 22 months since the first cases of COVID-19 were reported, and almost a year since the first vaccines were approved, reported cases and deaths from the...

The Antidote COVID-19 teaches players how to stay safe

Just as the COVID-19 pandemic is starting to sweep through the world, Antidote Laboratories receives a strange package. You are assigned to study it...

Sustainability and social inclusion on the menu in Brussels restaurant

In Brussels, an innovative restaurant is combining sustainable gastronomy with a project of social inclusion. ‘65 degrés’, named after the temperature at which "perfect...

COVID-19, pregnancy and vaccine: answers to your questions

A specialist in virology and immunology , Dr. Océane Sorel has joined the United Nations' "Team Halo", which brings together doctors, scientists, researchers, all...

COVID-19: What is the Mu variant?

The World Health Organization (WHO) says it is closely monitoring a new variant of COVID-19 called "Mu," reported earlier this year in South America...

WHO warns of risk of a new COVID-19 wave

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that a new wave of COVID-19 in the WHO European Region is possible in the autumn if...