One of the reasons WHO’s funders aren’t willing to give it more flexibility is because they don’t trust it. Bureaucratic red tape has hampered its ability to respond nimbly to public health crises, and it has long been criticized for favoring the agendas of its more powerful donors. Following the H1N1 outbreak in 2009, WHO […]
The mission of the WHO is to get public health information to the world so every country can make the best decisions to keep their citizens safe. When it comes to Coronavirus, the WHO failed. They need to be held accountable for their role in promoting misinformation and helping Communist China cover up a global […]
The Associated Press reported in 2017 that WHO “routinely has spent about $200 million a year on travel expenses, more than what it doles out to fight some of the biggest problems in public health, including AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.”
Used protective masks are seen in a bin at a laboratory where a fast test for coronavirus is performed, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Frankfurt, Germany, March 31, 2020Used protective masks are seen in a bin at a laboratory where a fast test for coronavirus is performed, as the spread […]
“There is no question we’re going to restart the economy. But until we have a vaccine that works, people aren’t going to be comfortable getting on a middle seat and taking their kids to Disneyland,” Bremmer said. “They’re not going to feel comfortable [enough] to go into a sporting arena with 50,000 people to watch some […]
“China took action massively at the epicentre, at the source of the outbreak – the shutdown of Wuhan – and that helped in preventing cases from being exported to other provinces in China and the rest of the world,” Dr Tedros said, noting that it had been described as “heroic”.
‘As usual with ‘this’ General Motors, things just never seem to work out. They said they were going to give us 40,000 much needed Ventilators, ‘very quickly’. Now they are saying it will only be 6000, in late April, and they want top dollar,’ he blasted.
Healthy individuals only need to wear a mask if taking care of a sick person. Wear a mask if you are coughing or sneezing. Masks are effective when used in combination with frequent hand cleaning. Do not touch the mask while wearing it. Clean hands if you touch the mask. Learn how to properly put […]
Far from flattening the curve of infection, we are still well behind it. The disease initially took 67 days to infect 100,000 people; soon, 100,000 people and more will be infected daily. Without concerted and courageous action, the number of new cases will almost certainly escalate into the millions, pushing health systems to breaking point, […]
Stepping in where humans should not, robots are being used for jobs such as sanitising hospitals and delivering food and medicines in many parts of the world and perhaps soon in India where experiments are underway to increase their role in combating COVID-19. As health workers, researchers and governments struggle to contain the spread of […]