COVID-19 may have infected 10% of world: WHO
6th Oct 2020

COVID-19 may have infected 10% of world: WHO

By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): Around 10% of the world’s population may have already been infected with COVID-19, the World Health Organization’s chief of emergencies said Monday. Speaking at a 34-member WHO executive board meeting on COVID-19, Dr. Mike … Continued

WHO chief warns against Covid-19 ‘vaccine nationalism’
19th Aug 2020

WHO chief warns against Covid-19 ‘vaccine nationalism’

By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): The WHO chief on Tuesday called on countries to share their supplies to fight COVID-19 strategically and globally, warning against “supply nationalism” around the development of vaccines and medicines. “While there is a wish … Continued

Phase 3 vaccine trials ‘no silver bullet’ for virus:WHO
4th Aug 2020

Phase 3 vaccine trials ‘no silver bullet’ for virus:WHO

By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): Despite several vaccines now in phase three clinical trials for COVID-19, there is currently no silver bullet, and there might never be, for the virus, the head of the WHO said Monday. WHO Director-General … Continued

WHO slams French scientists for Africa coronavirus vaccine testing notion
7th Apr 2020

WHO slams French scientists for Africa coronavirus vaccine testing notion

By Peter Kenny & Ahmed J Versi   GENEVA (AA)/ LONDON (The Muslim News):  The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) condemned on Monday in the “strongest possible terms” two French scientists who suggested Africa be used as a … Continued

Syria: Explosives kill nearly 1,000 children in 2017
5th Apr 2018

Syria: Explosives kill nearly 1,000 children in 2017

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The World Health Organization (WHO) and the UNICEF called for international action in response to explosive hazards in Syria where at least 910 children were killed by explosive devices in 2017. “More than 8 … Continued

1st Feb 2016

Central America ramps up fight against Zika virus

By Sandra Cuffe   RIVAS, Nicaragua (AA) – Health officials in El Salvador are meeting Monday with World Health Organization experts to share new information about the Zika virus, according to Salvadoran vice minister of health services Óscar Robles. The … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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