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    United States welcomes WHO probe into coronavirus origins

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:24am on July 11, 2020

    The United States welcomes the World Health Organisation’s probe into the origins of the novel coronavirus in China, its ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva said Friday...

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    Global experts warn of COVID-19 airborne threat

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 07:30pm on July 07, 2020

    As countries ease their lockdowns, authorities need to recognise the coronavirus can spread through the air far beyond the two meters urged in social distancing guidelines, an international group...

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    Volunteers doing good after 14 days of COVID-19 vaccine trials

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / TASS . Moscow | Updated at 01:15pm on July 07, 2020

    Volunteers, who tested a vaccine against the coronavirus two weeks ago at Burdenko military hospital, are feeling well and have not experienced any side effects, the Russian defense ministry told reporters on Tuesday...

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    Coronavirus infected mothers should continue breastfeeding: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 03:36pm on June 13, 2020

    New mothers infected with COVID-19 should generally continue breastfeeding and should not be separated from their babies, the World Health Organisation said Friday, stressing that the benefits outweighed the risks...

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    COVID-19 pandemic ‘worsening’ globally: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 02:27pm on June 09, 2020

    The World Health Organisation said Monday that the coronavirus pandemic situation was worsening around the globe, as it warned against complacency...

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    Wear masks in public: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:59pm on June 06, 2020

    The World Health Organisation Friday changed its advice on face masks amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying they should be worn in places where the virus is widespread and physical distancing is...

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    WHO to resume hydroxychloroquine trial as potential COVID-19 drug

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:25pm on June 04, 2020

    The World Health Organisation announced Wednesday that clinical trials of the drug hydroxychloroquine will resume as it searches for potential coronavirus treatments...

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    Pandemic antibiotics use will cause more deaths: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:44am on June 02, 2020

    Increased antibiotics use in combating the COVID-19 pandemic will strengthen bacterial resistance and ultimately lead to more deaths during the crisis and beyond, the World Health Organisation...