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    Coronavirus may increase deaths due to tuberculosis: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:37pm on October 15, 2020

    The novel coronavirus pandemic threatens to reverse progress towards eliminating tuberculosis, until now the top infectious disease killer globally, the World Health Organisation warned on...

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    WHO slams herd immunity idea

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:39pm on October 13, 2020

    China rushed Tuesday to test an entire city of nine million within days after a minor coronavirus outbreak, as the WHO warned that letting the...

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    WHO, Greta or press watchdogs for Nobel Peace Prize?

    Agence France-Presse . Oslo | Updated at 10:29am on October 07, 2020

    The World Health Organisation was the bookies’ favourite to win the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, though experts said that Greta Thunberg or press freedom...

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    WHO believes 10pc of world has had COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:35am on October 06, 2020

    The WHO estimated Monday that 10 per cent of the world has been infected by the new coronavirus — way more than has been recorded...

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    Mental health toll of pandemic devastating: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:25am on October 06, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic is having a ‘devastating impact’ on mental health services globally, the World Health Organisation said Monday, ahead of a large fundraising push...

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    WHO wants 120m rapid virus tests for poorer states

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:20am on September 29, 2020

    Some 120 million rapid tests for COVID-19 will be made available to poorer countries at $5 each, the World Health Organisation announced Monday – if...

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    WHO warns 2m deaths possible

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:55am on September 26, 2020

    Coronavirus deaths could more than double to two million without collective action against the pandemic, the World Health Organisation has warned, as Australia’s prime minister...

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    WHO logs record number of weekly COVID-19 cases globally

    Agence France-Presse .  Geneva | Updated at 05:32pm on September 22, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic appears to be accelerating worldwide, with new cases soaring last week to a new seven-day high of almost two million, even as...

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    COVID-19 situation may worsen in winter: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 05:04pm on September 20, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked all concerned to take preparation right at the moment as the COVID-19 situation may worsen in the upcoming...

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    WHO endorses protocol for virus herbal medicine trials

    Agence France-Presse . Brazzaville, Congo | Updated at 10:23am on September 20, 2020

    The World Health Organisation endorsed Saturday a protocol for testing African herbal medicines as potential treatments for the coronavirus and other epidemics. Covid-19 has raised...

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