WHO to decide on approval of Russian Sputnik V jab after last inspection GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The World Health Organization (WHO) will decide on including the Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine in the Emergency Use Listing (EUL) after «the last inspection» in Russia, according to the WHO official website, TASS reports.
Hungary in talks with Russia on technology transfer to produce Sputnik V vaccine MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Hungary and Russia are in talks on technology transfer for the production of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine at the plant in Debrecen, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto announced on Thursday, TASS reports.
WHO sets out steps to meet world COVID vaccination targets GENEVA. KAZINFORM The World Health Organisation today launched the Strategy to Achieve Global COVID-19 Vaccination by mid-2022 (the Strategy) to help bring an end to what has become a two-track pandemic: people in poorer countries continue to be at risk while those in richer countries with high vaccination rates enjoy much greater protection.
WHO chief warns longer vaccine inequity persists, more COVID-19 to circulate GENEVA. KAZINFORM The World Health Organization chief said Tuesday the longer vaccine inequity persists, the more the virus will keep circulating and changing, and the longer social and economic disruption will continue, heightening chances that more variants will emerge.
World reached plateau in COVID-19 incidence, WHO expert says GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The world has reached a plateau in terms of the incidence of COVID-19, but a different situation is observed in different regions of the planet, Maria van Kerkhove, expert of the World Health Organization (WHO) said during the broadcast online Q&A session with users of social networks, TASS reports.
Global new cases of COVID-19 keep rising in last two months: WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The global number of new COVID-19 cases has been increasing for the last two months, as cases of the Delta variant have been reported in 148 countries, territories or areas, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a weekly overview report issued Wednesday, Xinhua reports.
More countries, territories report COVID-19 variants: WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM The number of countries, areas or territories reporting various variants of COVID-19 continues to increase after the global number of coronavirus cases surpassed 200 million last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.