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    WHO chief urges countries to be better prepared for next pandemic

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:36pm on September 08, 2020

    World Health Organisation chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday called on countries to invest in public health and said the world must be better prepared...

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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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    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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    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 sees hope despite looming 7,50,000 death toll

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:50am on August 11, 2020

    The World Health Organisation insisted Monday there was still hope of conquering the coronavirus pandemic despite the  suffering behind the looming landmarks of 7,50,000 deaths...

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    Creating digital commons after COVID-19

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2020

    ON DECEMBER 31, 2019 the Wuhan Medical Health Commission informed the World Health Organisation of a new form pneumonia, of unknown cause, that had struck...

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    WHO urges aggressive virus measures

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:34am on July 12, 2020

    The World Health Organisation has urged countries grappling with coronavirus to step up control measures, saying it is still possible to rein it in, as...

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    US starts WHO withdrawal

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:29am on July 09, 2020

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally started the withdrawal of the United States from the World Health Organisation, making good on threats to deprive the...