Christophe Vogt
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UN forecasts La Niña could help lower temperatures this year
by Christophe Vogt - June 3, 2024 - 4:59pm
La Niña refers to the cooling of the ocean surface temperatures in large swathes of the tropical Pacific Ocean, coupled with winds, rains and changes in atmospheric pressure.
WHO countries prolong talks on pandemic accord
by Christophe Vogt - June 2, 2024 - 1:44pm
World Health Organization members on Saturday extended negotiations on a landmark global agreement on handling future pandemics for up to a year, as the WHO chief warned that the next crisis was just a matter of...
COVID-19 no longer a global health emergency — WHO
by Christophe Vogt - May 6, 2023 - 9:12am
The COVID-19 pandemic, which killed millions of people and wreaked economic and social havoc, no longer constitutes a global health emergency, the WHO said Friday, warning that the threat remained.
More than 20% have suffered violence, harassment at work: UN
by Christophe Vogt - December 6, 2022 - 7:54am
More than one in five people in employment worldwide have experienced some form of workplace harassment or violence, according to a survey released by the United Nations on Monday.
WHO triggers highest alert on monkeypox
by Christophe Vogt - July 24, 2022 - 9:07am
Monkeypox has affected more than 16,800 people in 74 countries, according to a tally by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published on July 22.
WHO to say if it will trigger highest alert on monkeypox
by Christophe Vogt - July 23, 2022 - 4:24pm
Faced with a surge in monkeypox cases, the head of the World Health Organization is  Saturday expected to declare if the agency has decided to  classify the outbreak as a global health emergency -- the...
Hunger crisis could swell already record global displacement — UN
by Christophe Vogt - June 16, 2022 - 8:24am
Russia's war in Ukraine has pushed global displacement numbers above 100 million for the first time, and the UN warns the resulting hunger crisis could force many more to flee their homes.
Dropping its neutrality tradition, Switzerland adopts EU sanctions against Russia
by Christophe Vogt - March 2, 2022 - 9:38am
Traditionally neutral Switzerland will adopt all the sanctions already imposed by the EU on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, including against President Vladimir Putin, Bern said Monday.
China must cooperate better with COVID-19 origin probe — WHO
by Christophe Vogt - July 16, 2021 - 9:58am
The WHO chief urged China Thursday to be more cooperative in the next phase of investigations into the pandemic origins, demanding more access to raw data.
UN warns of 'perfect storm' as childhood vaccination plummets
by Christophe Vogt - July 15, 2021 - 10:49am
The UN warned Thursday that a "perfect storm" was brewing, with a raging pandemic disrupting access to routine vaccinations, leaving millions of children at risk from measles and other deadly diseases.
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