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WHO releases Medical Product Alert for contaminated cough syrup

July 20, 2023
Medical Communications Pharmacy, WHO, cough syrups, medical product alert, world health organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) has shared a Medical Product Alert for an additional contaminated cough syrup medicine identified in …

Scientists use AI to find new antibiotic to fight superbug

May 26, 2023
Research and Development AI, Microbiology, WHO, abaucin, antibiotic resistance

Scientists at McMaster University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have utilised artificial intelligence (AI) in order to discover …


Moderna to supply up to 500 million COVID-19 vaccines to COVAX

May 4, 2021
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing COVAX, COVID-19, Moderna, Vaccine, WHO

Moderna have announced a supply agreement with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, for up to 500 million doses of their COVID-19 …


Netherlands suspends AstraZeneca vaccine despite safety assurances

March 15, 2021
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing AstraZeneca, COVID-19, EMA, EU, WHO

The Netherlands has become the latest country to suspend the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine amid concerns it may cause …


WHO approves two versions of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine

February 16, 2021
Manufacturing and Production AstraZeneca, COVID-19, WHO

The WHO has greenlighted two versions of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, granting them authorisation to be rolled …


WHO panel recommends AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for over-65s

February 11, 2021
AstraZeneca, COVID-19, WHO

Scientists advising the WHO have recommended the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in all adults, including those aged over …


WHO backs AstraZeneca vaccine against South African variant

February 9, 2021
Manufacturing and Production COVID-19, WHO, vaccines

World health officials have moved to ease concerns over the efficacy of the Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine against new variants of …


WHO recommends against 12-week delay for COVID-19 vaccine doses

January 6, 2021
Research and Development COVID-19, Vaccine, WHO

The WHO has recommended against the UK’s plans to delay second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine by 12 weeks, saying …


World Health Organization reports highest one-day rise in COVID-19 infections

September 14, 2020
Sales and Marketing WHO, coronavirus

The World Health Organization has recorded the largest daily rise of coronavirus infection worldwide since the pandemic began.  This was …


WHO reports “alarming decline” in child vaccinations due to COVID-19 disruption

July 17, 2020
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing COVID-19, WHO, vaccination, vaccines

The World Health Organization and UNICEF have pointed to an “alarming decline” in the levels of children worldwide receiving essential …


The World Health Organization says COVID-19 can linger in the air indoors

July 10, 2020
Medical Communications COVID, COVID-19, WHO, coronavirus

The World Health Organization has recoginised that COVID-19 can be transmitted indoors by droplets in the air, reversing its previous …


Trump moves to formally remove the US from the World Health Organization

July 8, 2020
Research and Development COVID-19, Trump, WHO

President Donald Trump has formally moved to end the US membership of the World Health Organization. He has notified both …


Scientists urge World Health Organization to reconsider stance on COVID-19 airborne spread

July 7, 2020
Manufacturing and Production COVID-19, WHO, coronavirusm

239 scientists from over 30 countries are urging the World Health Organization to put more focus on assessing the possible …


WHO halt coronavirus trials of hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir and ritonavir

July 6, 2020
Sales and Marketing COVID, COVID-19, WHO, coronavirus

The World Health Organization has discontinued trials into the viability of hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir and ritonavir as COVID-19 treatments. This was …


Chinese coronavirus set to be put on international health emergency list

January 22, 2020
Research and Development Ebola, Public Health Emergency, WHO, World Health Organisation, Wuhan, polio, swine flu

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is expected to trigger a Public Health Emergency over the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, meaning it …

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