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    COVID-19 disrupts other health services in 90pc countries: WHO

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 10:18am on September 01, 2020

    Almost every country (90 per cent) experienced disruption to its health services, with low- and middle-income countries reporting the greatest difficulties, according to data collected...

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    WHO for test of COVID-19 contacts regardless of symptoms

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:14am on August 29, 2020

    People exposed to someone diagnosed with coronavirus should be tested whether they show symptoms or not, the World Health Organisation said Thursday, after US health...

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    Over 75pc people with mental disorders get no treatment: WHO

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 01:15pm on August 28, 2020

    More than 75 per cent of people with mental, neurological and substance use disorders receive no treatment for their condition at all in low- and...

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    Global toll rises to 8,20,180

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:17am on August 27, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 8,20,180 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled...

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    COVID-19 reinfection possibility seems slim: WHO

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 01:26pm on August 26, 2020

    Following reports in Hong Kong that a man had contracted coronavirus for a second time after an interval of more than four months, the UN...

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    Global toll tops 8 lakh

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:47am on August 22, 2020

    The number of deaths from the new coronavirus has surpassed 8,00,000 around the world, according to an AFP tally based on official sources at around...

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    WHO warns against further lockdown lifting

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:51pm on August 21, 2020

    Spikes in coronavirus infections in European countries caused alarm on Thursday but the World Health Organisation said the continent should be able to fight the...

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    WHO warns people under 50 driving coronavirus spread

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 11:42pm on August 18, 2020

    Coronavirus cases in Asia-Pacific countries are now being driven by people under the age of 50 who may not know they are infected, the World...

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    WHO for shared vaccine search

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:52pm on August 14, 2020

    The WHO on Thursday urged countries to invest billions of dollars in searching for COVID-19 vaccines and treatments — calling it a snip compared to...

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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...