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UN health agency slams richer nations over COVID-19 booster shots

With much of the world still unvaccinated, the World Health Organization said it is immoral for richer countries to start offering COVID-19 booster shots to their populations. - the same day that the United States said it will recommend booster vaccine shots against declining immunity.... Read more»

WHO warns delta strain poses global risk

The head of the World Health Organization on Friday warned the highly contagious Delta strain of the coronavirus - which first emerged in India last October and has since been found in Arizona - poses a serious risk, prompting new travel restrictions and raising alarms around the world.... Read more»

A year after COVID, WHO says virus likely to become endemic

Experts with the United Nations’ health agency said the novel coronavirus likely will become endemic even with the advent of vaccines. They also said humanity needs to prepare for the possibility of an even worse future pandemic.... Read more»

FactCheck: Trump’s attack on the WHO

Trump made his announcement on funding at the White House coronavirus task force daily briefing on April 14, accusing the WHO of “severely mismanaging and covering up the spread of the coronavirus.” There is no evidence that the WHO has covered up the spread of the novel coronavirus. There has, however, been evidence that China was slow to report the outbreak. ... Read more»