World Health Organization


WHO recommends two mAbs in fight against Ebola

By Rachel Arthur

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published its first guidelines for Ebola virus disease therapeutics, issuing ‘strong recommendations’ for the use of two monoclonal antibodies.

The US will administer Pfizer doses 21 days apart; the UK within 12 weeks, Denmark within six weeks. Pic: getty/earmanver

WHO weighs in on COVID-19 vaccine second dose delay

By Rachel Arthur

The World Health Organization’s vaccine advisory group recommends the two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine should be delivered 21 to 28 days apart: although it adds that the maximum time period between doses could be up to six weeks in some situations.