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The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialised agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. It is part of the U.N. Sustainable Development Group. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency's governing structure and principles, states its main objective as ensuring "the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health." It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with six semi-autonomous regional offices and 150 field offices worldwide.

As COVID-19 variants spread, why are global coronavirus cases declining?

COVID-19 pandemic, the number of new coronavirus cases around the world and in Canada is continuing to fall this year.For the fifth consecutive week, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported a decline in new infections on Wednesday. With a 16 per cent reduction compared to the previous week, 2.7 million new cases were documented last week, the WHO said.

The number of new deaths also fell by 10 per cent. Variants could bring ‘strong resurgence’ of COVID-19 if restrictions lifted, feds warn “There has been a significant and global drop in disease week-on-week for the last four or five weeks.

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