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    Find source of coronavirus: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:40am on May 14, 2020

    Pinning down the source of the coronavirus pandemic should help in working out how COVID-19 has ‘invaded the human species’ so quickly, a senior WHO...

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    WHO urges extreme vigilance as countries exit lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:30pm on May 12, 2020

    The World Health Organisation on Monday hailed dwindling COVID-19 infection rates and deaths in some countries, but called on nations to show ‘extreme vigilance’ as...

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    Syrian fighters upping attacks on civilians: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:59pm on May 08, 2020

    The UN on Friday accused the Islamic State group and others in Syria of exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to step up violence on civilians, describing...

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    Thousands of migrants stranded worldwide by pandemic: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:47pm on May 07, 2020

    Many thousands of migrants have been left stranded by the coronavirus pandemic, unable to move due to lockdowns and border closures around the globe, the...

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    Invest now to fight next pandemic: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:37pm on May 07, 2020

    The World Health Organisation on Wednesday urged countries to invest in getting their healthcare systems fit to fight the next pandemic rather than scrambling around...

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    WHO says has no proof from US on ‘speculative’ Wuhan lab claims

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 09:37am on May 05, 2020

    The World Health Organisation said Monday that Washington had provided no evidence to support ‘speculative’ claims by the US president that the new coronavirus originated...

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    WHO says coronavirus ‘natural in origin’

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:00am on May 03, 2020

    The World Health Organisation reiterated Friday that the new coronavirus was of natural origin after US president Donald Trump claimed he had seen evidence it...

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    Dozens of journalists die from coronavirus since March 1: NGO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:17pm on May 02, 2020

    Dozens of journalists have died worldwide from the novel coronavirus in the past two months, a press freedom organisation said Friday, lamenting that media workers...

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    Half of world’s workers risk livelihoods: ILO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:16am on April 30, 2020

    Nearly half of the entire global workforce is in immediate danger of having their livelihoods destroyed by the coronavirus pandemic, the International Labour Organisation warned...

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    UN tells firms to make worker returns safe as lockdowns ease

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:12am on April 29, 2020

    As some countries begin to ease their lockdown restrictions, governments and employers must prepare workplaces and ensure people can return safely to prevent a resurgence...

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