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Rapid COVID-19 tests that give results 'in minutes' to be rolled out in poorer countries
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‘Covid-19 vaccines will be available to all countries on equitable basis’: WHO Chief
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COVID vaccines will be available to all countries on equitable basis: WHO DG
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‘Vacine nationalism will prolong Covid-19 pandemic, not shorten it’: WHO chief
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'The virus is real...it moves fast and it kills' -WHO
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Coronavirus pandemic could be over within two years - WHO head
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Covid update: Pranab Mukherjee infected; WHO on virus; Yediyurappa recovers
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Covid update: Ayodhya priest worried; South Korea on India, vaccines; gym rules
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WHO warns there might never be a 'silver bullet' to defeat virus
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Careless youth driving some Covid spikes, says WHOGENEVA: The WHO on Thursday warned that spikes in coronavirus transmission in a number of countries were being driven by young people “letting down their guard”. “Young people are not..
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WHO lauds Dharavi model's success in breaking COVID-19 transmission chainWHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus spoke of Dharavi in Mumbai during a media briefing on Friday.
WHO launds Dharavi model's success, says it shows COVID-19 can still be brought back under controlWHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus spoke of Dharavi in Mumbai during a media briefing on Friday.
WHO chief Tedros: 'This is not even close to being over'GENEVA: The COVID-19 pandemic is not even close to being over, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a briefing on Monday. "We...
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WHO resumes hydroxycholorquine trial after 'threat' queriedThe World Health Organization, or WHO, said on Wednesday that it will resume trials of anti-malaria drug hydroxycholorquine as a potential treatment of COVID-19 after having previously announced a..
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WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concernsThe World Health Organization has suspended testing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday.
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China says WHO chief has done a good jobWorld Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has done a good job and countries with decency will support the body, the Chinese government's top diplomat Wang Yi said on Sunday.
WHO has worked 'day and night' on pandemic, funding lags: Tedros tells boardThe World Health Organization (WHO) has worked non-stop since the novel coronavirus emerged, informing its 194 member states of its evolution and providing technical advice, its director-general said..
WHO will continue to lead global fight against pandemic, Tedros vowsThe World Health Organization will continue to lead the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic which "threatens to tear at the fabric of international cooperation", its chief said on Tuesday.
Trump threatens to permanently cut WHO funding and 'reconsider' U.S. membershipTrump's threat, made in a letter to WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, is an an escalation of his attacks on the global health body.
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China says Taiwan attacks on WHO are ‘venomous’BEIJING/TAIPEI--China has accused Taiwan of “venomously” attacking the World Health Organization (WHO), seeking independence and conniving with internet users to spread racist comments, after the..
WHO head defends handling of coronavirus pandemic against Trump criticismGENEVA: The head of the World Health Organization gave a strident defence of his agency’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday, in response to US President Donald Trump’s criticism and..
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