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    Origin of coronavirus yet to be certained: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:52pm on February 13, 2021

    The head of the World Health Organisation said on Friday that all hypotheses on the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic remained on the table following the WHO’s investigation in China...

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    COVID-19 pandemic not to end without equal distribution of jabs

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:32am on February 13, 2021

    Developing new COVID-19 vaccines will fail to end the pandemic unless all countries receive doses in a fast and fair manner, disease experts warned on Saturday...

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    WHO OKs AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID variants, over-65s

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 11:05am on February 11, 2021

    The AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine can be used for people aged over 65, and also where coronavirus variants of concern are circulating, WHO experts said Wednesday,...

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    Oxford to run trial of COVID-19 vaccines by other companies

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:05am on February 04, 2021

    Oxford University announced on Thursday it will launch a medical trial alternating doses of COVID-19 vaccines created by different manufacturers, the first study of its kind...

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    Deaths caused by cancer may rise as COVID-19 impact: WHO

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:23pm on February 03, 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a ‘profound’ impact on the diagnosis and treatment of cancer around the world, the World Health Organisation has said...

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    AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine sparks debate over use for elderly

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:50am on February 02, 2021

    The subject of a sometimes acrimonious row between the European Union and Britain, the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has also fuelled debate over its effectiveness among...

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    COVID-19 infection may reduce fertility in men

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:19am on January 29, 2021

    COVID-19 may damage sperm quality and reduce fertility in men, according to a new study based on experimental evidence. The viral disease — which has...

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    AstraZeneca denounces ‘me first’ approach to COVID jabs

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:53am on January 26, 2021

    The boss of British drugs giant AstraZeneca, which with Oxford University has produced a COVID vaccine, denounced on Monday a ‘me first’ approach by some...

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    Lung cancer on the rise in Bangladesh: Report

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:06am on January 25, 2021

    Lung cancer cases are on the rise in Bangladesh, with the rise in the number of smokers and air pollution levels. This inference can be...

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    Common drug colchicine reduces COVID-19 risk

    Agence France-Presse . Montreal, Canada | Updated at 10:02am on January 25, 2021

    A major clinical trial in Canada shows that an inexpensive anti-inflammatory drug called colchicine can significantly reduce the risk of complications and death from COVID-19,...