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The World Health Organisation's regional director for Africa has warned the continent faces a "dramatic evolution" of the coronavirus pandemic.
The new coronavirus pandemic is clearly "accelerating", the World Health Organisation has warned.
World Health Organisation representative to South Africa, Owen Kaluwa said he was confident that government appreciated the seriousness of Covid-19 and would introduce precautions to address the challenge if and when they became appropriate.
The World Health Organization's regional chief for Europe has called for the "boldest actions" to fight the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the continent.
Countries have rushed to protect their supply of masks as panic buying, hoarding and theft spread over fears of the deadly coronavirus epidemic, with global health officials warning that stocks of protective gear were rapidly dwindling.
The new coronavirus epidemic is at a "decisive point" globally, World Health Organisation chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says, urging affected countries to "move swiftly" to contain the disease.
The World Health Organisation has hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged in China in December.
The World Health Organisation says it is "encouraged" by an improvement in the Ebola situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo but urged caution.
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The WHO has confirmed the DRC will begin using a second Ebola vaccine as part of efforts to curtail the epidemic that has killed more than 2 000 people in the last 13 months.
The WHO in Africa is of the view that HIV needs to be taken into account when various governments across implement their interventions to minimise the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
The World Health Organisation says the Chinese epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak at last reporting no new cases gave hope to the rest of the world battling the pandemic.
The head of the World Health Organization says the new coronavirus was an "enemy against humanity", as the number of people infected in the pandemic soared past 200,000.
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Nigeria on Friday announced the first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa.
The World Health Organisation chief has warned countries to prepare for a "potential pandemic" of new coronavirus, calling the sudden increase in cases in Iran, Italy and South Korea "deeply concerning".
The World Health Organisation says there is a "realistic chance" of stopping a deadly virus originating from China that has killed more than 1 000 people.
The World Health Organization sayd that a key emergency committee would meet this week to discuss a new SARS-like virus spreading across China after it reached three other Asian countries.
As countries around the world mark World Polio Day, the World Health Organisation has announced that another strain of polio been ''eradicated worldwide''.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will meet with the group, known as The Elders on Tuesday in Cape Town to discuss South Africa's plans to introduce its controversial National Health Insurance.
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