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 2020-04-06 04:00 

World Health Organization

6 April 2020 News release #BeActive for the UN International Day of Sport for Development and Peace...

FIFA has joined forces with the United Nations (UN) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in supporting the #BeActive campaign launched on the UN International Day of Sport for Development and Peace to encourage people to be #HealthyAtHome as the world ...

 2020-04-06 04:00 

World Health Organization

6 April 2020 News release WHO and Global Citizen announce: 'One World: Together at home' Global Special to support healthcare workers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic...
 2020-04-05 04:00 

World Health Organization

5 April 2020 News release #BeActive for the UN International Day of Sport for Development and Peace...

FIFA has joined forces with the United Nations (UN) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in supporting the #BeActive campaign launched on the UN International Day of Sport for Development and Peace to encourage people to be #HealthyAtHome as the world ...

 2020-04-04 21:50 

CDC

CDC Launches New Weekly COVID-19 Surveillance Report...

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help peop...

 2020-04-03 19:05 

CDC

COVID-19-Related Phone Scams and Phishing Attacks...

COVID-19-Related Phone Scams and Phishing Attacks...

 2020-04-03 04:00 

World Health Organization

3 April 2020 News release WHO and UNICEF to partner on pandemic response through COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund...

WHO and UNICEF today announced an agreement to work together on COVID-19 response, through the historic COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund powered by the United Nations Foundation and Swiss Philanthropy Foundation....

 2020-04-02 04:00 

World Health Organization

2 April 2020 News release IPA, WHO and UNICEF launch Read the World on International Children's Book Day to support children and young people in isolation...

Geronimo Stilton author to kickstart exclusive children's book reading initiative amid COVID-19 pandemic...

 2020-04-02 04:00 

WHO

Ebola virus disease Democratic Republic of the Congo...
 2020-03-31 04:00 

World Health Organization

31 March 2020 News release Medical Product Alert N3/2020...

The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic (caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2) has increased demand for medicines, vaccines, diagnostics and reagents, all related to COVID-19, creating an opportunity for ill-intended persons to distribute falsified medical ...

 2020-03-30 04:00 

World Health Organization

30 March 2020 News release WHO releases guidelines to help countries maintain essential health services during the COVID-19 pandemic...

The COVID-19 pandemic is straining health systems worldwide. The rapidly increasing demand on health facilities and health care workers threatens to leave some health systems overstretched and unable to operate effectively....

 2020-03-29 03:00 

CDC

CDC Issues Domestic Travel Advisory for New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut...

Due to extensive community transmission of COVID -19 in the area, CDC urges residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to refrain from non-essential domestic travel for 14 days effective immediately....

 2020-03-27 23:05 

CDC

CDC Statement on COVID-19 Apple App...

Today, Apple Inc. in partnership with the White House Coronavirus Task Force and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released an app and website that guides Americans through a s...

 2020-03-27 04:00 

World Health Organization

27 March 2020 News release Medical Product Alert N2/2020...

This Medical Product Alert relates to a confirmed falsified human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in vitro diagnostic medical device (IVD) that has been identified circulating in Guyana and Kenya. Product NameUni-Gold HIVLot NumberHIV7120026Expiry Date5 DEC ...

 2020-03-27 02:00 

CDC

CDC Statement on Self-Quarantine Guidance for Greater New York City Transportation and Delivery Workers...

CDC Statement on Self-Quarantine Guidance for Greater New York City Transportation and Delivery Workers...

 2020-03-26 20:20 

CDC

Autism Prevalence Rises in Communities Monitored by CDC...

One in 54 8-year-old children have been identified with autismording to an analysis of 2016 data published today in CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Surveillance Summary....

 2020-03-26 04:00 

World Health Organization

26 March 2020 News release WHO Director-General calls on G20 to Fight, Unite, and Ignite against COVID-19...

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, addressed Heads of State at today's extraordinary G20 Leaders' Summit focused on COVID-19....

 2020-03-26 04:00 

WHO

Ebola virus disease Democratic Republic of the Congo...

No new cases have been reported in the ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since 17 February 2020 (Figure 1)....

 2020-03-25 21:45 

CDC

CDC's successful Tips From Former Smokers campaign returns on March 23...

Today, a new round of straightforward ads kicks off the ninth year of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tips From Former Smokers ( Tips ) campaign. Since 2012, the Tips campaign has profiled real people who are living with serious long-...

 2020-03-25 04:00 

World Health Organization

25 March 2020 News release How to budget for COVID-19 response?...

The COVID-19 pandemic requires sufficient public funding to ensure a comprehensive response. Reprioritizing public spending toward bolstering the economy and the health system requires timely action from government leaders and a supportive public finance ...

 2020-03-24 05:00 

CDC

Higher Daily Step Count Linked with Lower All-cause Mortality...

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help peop...

 2020-03-24 04:00 

World Health Organization

24 March 2020 News release New WHO recommendations to prevent tuberculosis aim to save millions of lives...

Geneva New World Health Organization (WHO) guidance will help countries accelerate efforts to stop people with tuberculosis (TB) infection becoming sick with TB by giving them preventive treatment....

 2020-03-23 05:00 

CDC

CDC's successful Tips From Former Smokers campaign returns on March 23...

Today, a new round of straightforward ads kicks off the ninth year of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tips From Former Smokers ( Tips ) campaign....

 2020-03-23 04:00 

World Health Organization

23 March 2020 News release Pass the message: Five steps to kicking out coronavirus...

Geneva, 23 March 2020: FIFA, the international governing body of football, and the World Health Organization (WHO) have teamed up to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) by launching a new awareness campaign led by world-renowned footballers, who are calling...

 2020-03-19 22:10 

CDC

CDC Encourages Donating Blood If You Are Well...

In healthcare settings all across the United States, donated blood is a lifesaving, essential part of caring for patients. The need for donated blood is constant, and blood centers are open and in urgent need of donations. CDC encourages people who are we...

 2020-03-19 21:50 

CDC

Food Safety Alert Regarding a Multistate Outbreak of E. Coli...

A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of E. coli O103 infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2020/o103h2-02-20/index.html...

 2020-03-19 04:00 

WHO

Ebola virus disease Democratic Republic of the Congo...
 2020-03-18 21:55 

CDC

New Data Show Significant Changes in Drug Overdose Deaths...

Overall overdose death rates decreased by 4.1% from 2017 to 2018 in the United States. New CDC data show death rates involving heroin decreased by 4%, and prescription opioid-involved overdose death rates decreased by 13.5%....

 2020-03-16 21:00 

CDC

CDC Reports first known employee with COVID-19 Infection...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today confirmed the first case of 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) in a CDC employee. Laboratory testing done at CDC confirmed this diagnosis. This individual is in good condition and is isol...

 2020-03-13 15:20 

CDC

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 response....

 2020-03-13 04:00 

World Health Organization

13 March 2020 News release WHO, UN Foundation and partners launch first-of-its-kind COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund...

GENEVA and Washington, D.C. A new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Solidarity Response Fund will raise money from a wide range of donors to support the work of the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners to help countries respond to the COVID-19 pandem...

 2020-03-12 05:05 

CDC

Annual Report to the Nation: Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline...

Healthy People 2020 targets met for lung, prostate, breast, and colorectal cancer deaths...

 2020-03-12 04:00 

WHO

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Qatar...

On 18 February 2020, the National IHR Focal Point for Qatar reported one laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus infection (MERS-CoV) to WHO....

 2020-03-12 04:00 

WHO

Ebola virus disease Democratic Republic of the Congo...
 2020-03-10 19:45 

CDC

Transcript - CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19...

Transcript - CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19...

 2020-03-10 04:00 

WHO

Dengue fever French Territories of the Americas French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint-Martin, and Saint-Barthlemy...
 2020-03-09 16:10 

CDC

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 response....

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