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    Around 50mn people displaced due to conflict, disaster: monitors

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 02:52pm on April 28, 2020

    Conflict and disaster forced more than 33 million people to flee within their own countries last year, putting them at greater risk amid the global...

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    Pandemic could create human rights disaster: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:16am on April 28, 2020

    The UN rights chief warned Monday that countries flouting the rule of law in the name of fighting the novel coronavirus pandemic risk sparking a...

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    WHO warns about coronavirus immunity

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:04am on April 26, 2020

    The World Health Organisation warned on Saturday recovering from coronavirus may not protect people from reinfection as the death toll from the pandemic approached 200,000...

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    Malaria deaths could double, warns WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:20am on April 25, 2020

    The new coronavirus pandemic could severely disrupt access to anti-malaria nets and drugs in sub-Saharan Africa, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday, warning that...

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    Don’t blame messengers

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:48pm on April 24, 2020

    The UN rights chief on Friday criticised countries using the coronavirus crisis as an excuse to arrest journalists and restrict information, insisting free media is...

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    ‘Long way to go’ in coronavirus crisis: WHO warns

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:33am on April 24, 2020

    The global coronavirus crisis will not end any time soon, with many countries still in the early stages of the fight, health experts have warned...

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    Fight climate change like coronavirus: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:11am on April 23, 2020

    The world should fight climate change with the same determination it is showing in the battle against the new coronavirus, the United Nations said on...

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    WHO insists it hid nothing, sounded coronavirus alarm from start

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:30pm on April 21, 2020

    The World Health Organisation insisted Monday that it sounded the alarm on the novel coronavirus right from the very start and had hidden nothing from...

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    Ebola outbreak in Congo still matter of int’l concern: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 05:17pm on April 15, 2020

    The World Health Organisation said on Tuesday that it was extending its global emergency designation of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the...

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    COVID is 10 times more deadly than swine flu: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:39am on April 14, 2020

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva The novel coronavirus is 10 times more deadly than swine flu, which caused a global pandemic in 2009, the World Health...

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