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Global partners require $31 billion to speed up COVID-19 medicines for all

More than $31 billion is needed over the next 12 months to develop medicines that will be effective against COVID-19,…

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Coronavirus: ‘Very significant’ resurgences in Europe alarm WHO

Europe has seen an increase in weekly cases of Covid-19 for the first time in months as restrictions imposed to…

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Health experts concerned about indirect effects of COVID-19 on women and youth

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to escalate, the World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned about its impact on women, children…

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WHO urges mask use in confined public areas, where coronavirus still spreads

Governments in areas with widespread COVID-19 transmission should encourage the use of non-medical masks on public transport, in shops and…

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COVID-19 disrupting services to treat non-communicable diseases, WHO survey finds

The fight against COVID-19 has severely disrupted services to prevent and treat cancer, diabetes, hypertension and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs)…

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Trump WHO funding cut prompts criticism as virus spreads

President Donald Trump’s announcement he was cutting U.S. funding for the World Health Organization prompted criticism Saturday, as spiking infection…

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Trump takes aim at WHO as US economic outlook worsens

With new U.S. economic numbers highlighting the rough road ahead for a hoped-for rebound, President Donald Trump on Friday took…

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Hydroxychloroquine prescriptions rose nearly 2,000 percent the week Trump ‘supported’ it: study

A new study notes that prescriptions for hydroxychloroquine surged nearly 2,000 percent the week in March that President Trump first…

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Record 106,000 new COVID-19 cases reported in a day: WHO

A record 106,000 new COVID-19 infections were reported across the world on Tuesday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced,…

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Coronavirus: WHO ‘let pandemic spin out of control’, says US

The US has accused the World Health Organization (WHO) of allowing the Covid-19 outbreak to spin “out of control” at…

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EU calls for independent probe of WHO’s pandemic response

The European Union is calling for an independent evaluation of the World Health Organization’s response to the coronavirus pandemic “to…

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Coronavirus may never go away, World Health Organization warns

The coronavirus “may never go away”, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. Speaking at a briefing on Wednesday, WHO…

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