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WHO: Covid-19 crisis has brought out the best and worst in humanity

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WHO: Covid-19 crisis has brought out the best and worst in humanity

WHO: Covid-19 crisis has brought out the best and worst in humanity

Credit: World Health Organisation With more than 500,000 people dead and over 10 million confirmed Covid-19 cases worldwide, WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said this is "a moment for all of us to reflect".

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