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    45 migrants die in shipwreck off Libya

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 11:51am on August 20, 2020

    At least 45 migrants and refugees perished off Libya this week in the deadliest shipwreck there so far this year, the United Nations said on...

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    WHO wants to review Russian vaccine safety data

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 10:31am on August 12, 2020

    The World Health Organization said any WHO stamp of approval on a COVID-19 vaccine candidate would require a rigorous safety data review, after Russia announced...

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    Vaccine nationalism cannot beat COVID-19: WHO

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 10:13am on August 07, 2020

    The World Health Organisation on Thursday warned against ‘vaccine nationalism,’ saying vaccine-hogging richer countries would not be safe if poor nations remained exposed. WHO chief...

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    WHO warns of lengthy COVID-19 pandemic

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 10:45am on August 02, 2020

    The World Health Organisation on Saturday said that the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to be lengthy after its emergency committee met to evaluate the crisis...

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    WHO says countries taking 'wrong direction' on virus

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 10:37am on July 14, 2020

    The World Health Organization warned Monday that too many countries were bungling their response to the coronavirus pandemic, meaning there could be no return to...

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    Swiss boy sparks police probe over toy banknote

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 11:32am on June 11, 2020

    Swiss police confirmed Wednesday they have investigated an eight-year-old boy after he allegedly asked whether he could use a toy banknote in a village shop....

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    WHO stops hydroxychloroquine trials over safety concerns

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 08:49am on May 26, 2020

    The WHO suspended trials of the drug that Donald Trump has promoted as a coronavirus defence, fuelling concerns about the US president's handling of the...

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    Dozens of journalists die of coronavirus worldwide

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva, Switzerland | Updated at 10:16pm 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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