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    Mental health of Europe’s teens on decline: study

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 10:53pm on May 19, 2020

    The mental health of Europe’s teenagers has deteriorated since 2014, a study by the regional branch of the World Health Organisation covering 45 countries showed...

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    Calls for reform, vaccine for all as landmark WHO meeting opens

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:08am on May 19, 2020

    The World Health Organisation on Monday kicked off its first-ever virtual assembly, with countries calling for a joint response to the COVID-19 pandemic and for...

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    WHO warns world may have to learn to live with coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:40am on May 14, 2020

    The new coronavirus may never go away and populations around the world will have to learn to live with it, the World Health Organisation warned...

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    Find source of coronavirus: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:40am on May 14, 2020

    Pinning down the source of the coronavirus pandemic should help in working out how COVID-19 has ‘invaded the human species’ so quickly, a senior WHO...

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    WHO urges extreme vigilance as countries exit lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:30pm on May 12, 2020

    The World Health Organisation on Monday hailed dwindling COVID-19 infection rates and deaths in some countries, but called on nations to show ‘extreme vigilance’ as...

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    Up to 190,000 could die in Africa: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 10:35pm on May 08, 2020

    Up to 190,000 people in Africa could die of coronavirus in the first year of the pandemic if containment measures fail, the World Health Organisation...

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    Invest now to fight next pandemic: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:37pm on May 07, 2020

    The World Health Organisation on Wednesday urged countries to invest in getting their healthcare systems fit to fight the next pandemic rather than scrambling around...

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    WHO says coronavirus ‘natural in origin’

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:00am on May 03, 2020

    The World Health Organisation reiterated Friday that the new coronavirus was of natural origin after US president Donald Trump claimed he had seen evidence it...

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    WHO warns of neglecting vaccinations during pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 12:45am on May 01, 2020

    The World Health Organisation’s European office warned Thursday that to keep other infectious diseases in check, vaccination programmes must remain a priority even during the...

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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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