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US diplomat criticizes China, 'need to get to the bottom' of COVID origin

The top US diplomat's sharp words underscored criticism from other members of the Biden administration over Beijing's lack of transparency in the crucial early days of the pandemic.

By REUTERS
11/04/2021
WHO team member at a hospital in Wuhan

US, 13 countries concerned about WHO coronavirus origin story

The countries' joint statement supported further studies of animals to find how the virus was introduced to humans.

By REUTERS
31/03/2021
Newly elected Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus att

China-WHO probe in Wuhan not extensive enough - WHO director general

"I do not believe that this assessment was extensive enough."

By REUTERS
30/03/2021
Dominic Dwyer, a member of the World Health Organization (WHO) team tasked with investigating the or

Coronavirus: Report on origin of virus will be released on Tuesday - WHO

The report is "extremely sensitive" to China, which has consistently claimed that it is not responsible for the spread of the coronavirus.

A healthcare worker hands over doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to a doctor at Messe Wi

Austria suspends AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine batch after death

One 49-year-old woman died as a result of severe coagulation disorders, while a 35-year-old woman developed a pulmonary embolism and is recovering.

By REUTERS
07/03/2021
People shop at the Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem on January 1, 2021, during the 3rd lockdown due

Debilitating 'long-COVID' may have severe health, social impacts - WHO

He urged health authorities to listen to patients' concerns, take them seriously, and establish services to help them.

By REUTERS
25/02/2021
Deng Wei poses for a picture in front of her grandmother's and father's tombs, both of whom died due

China's bid to stop Wuhan COVID-19 spread cut deaths from other causes

The study showed there were around 6,000 additional deaths in Wuhan over the January-March 2020 period, including 4,573 caused by pneumonia — most of which were COVID-related.

By REUTERS
24/02/2021

Blinken: US will pay its obligations to the WHO by end of month

Blinken noted that the US plans to provide significant financial support to COVAX through Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.

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