China responds to WHO inquiry on ‘mystery’ illness outbreak
China has responded to the World Health Organization’s request for data regarding a spike in respiratory illnesses and clusters of pneumonia...
WHO fires Asia chief for racism, abuse and unethical behavior
More than a year after being accused of racist, abusive and unethical behavior, Dr. Kasai Takeshi has reportedly been fired from his positio...
China’s lack of transparency on COVID outbreak sparks international concern
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WHO’s Asia chief put on leave after racism, abuse allegations
Dr. Kasai Takeshi, director of the World Health Organization’s Western Pacific Regional Office, has reportedly been placed on indefinite le...
WHO chief censored in China after he said its zero-COVID policy is unsustainable
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was censored in China after calling the country’s zero-COVID policy unsustainable at a pres...
WHO head: World’s focus on Ukraine over other countries is due to racial bias
In a virtual press briefing from Geneva on Wednesday, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia and current World Health Organization ...
‘I have been hard on staff’: WHO Asia chief accused of abuse and racism, secretly sharing data with Japan
Dr. Kasai Takeshi is the director of the World Health Organization’s Western Pacific region, which covers 37 countries and territories.
WHO accused of kowtowing to China after skipping Greek letter ‘Xi’ for ‘Omicron’ on new COVID-19 variant
Social media users have accused the World Health Organization (WHO) of bending to China’s will after it skipped the Greek alphabet letter “X...
China says it can beat COVID-19 Omicron variant as world rushes to impose travel bans
While many parts of the world are imposing new travel restrictions to counter the emergence of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, China is confid...
Chinese Babies Will Live Healthier Lives Than American Babies, WHO Reports
Babies born in China are now expected to live healthier lives than those born in the United States, albeit still not longer, according to th...
Scientists Warn That ‘Super Malaria’ Spreading Through Southeast Asia Could Threaten the World
A new form of malaria that is resistant to today’s standard treatment, currently being referred to as “Super Malaria,” has broken out in Sou...