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    World faces catastrophic moral failure on vaccines: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:20am on January 19, 2021

    The world is on the ‘brink of a catastrophic moral failure’ if rich countries hog COVID-19 vaccine doses while the poorest suffer, the head of...

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    WHO battles new COVID-19 strains

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:40pm on January 15, 2021

    Global health experts gathered on Thursday to tackle new coronavirus strains blamed for a fresh surge in infections as countries including Britain and France tightened...

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    WHO says China mission not to play blame game

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:30pm on January 12, 2021

    The World Health Organisation insisted on Monday that the international investigation into the COVID-19 pandemic’s origins, set to start this week in China, was not...

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    WHO to probe virus origins in China as nations struggle with surges

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:52am on January 12, 2021

    A World Health Organisation team will finally reach China this week to start probing the origins of the coronavirus, more than a year after the...

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    WHO experts to visit Wuhan in hunt for coronavirus origins

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:36am on January 06, 2021

    A year after the outbreak started, WHO experts are due in China for a highly politicised visit to explore the origins of the coronavirus, in...

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    China happy over success in curbing COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:19pm on December 26, 2020

    China’s ruling Communist Party leaders have congratulated themselves on their ‘extremely extraordinary’ success in handling the COVID-19 outbreak domestically, ahead of a World Health Organisation...

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    Fatality rate on rise in Dhaka division

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:48pm on December 04, 2020

    The weekly COVID-19 fatality rate in Dhaka division has been on the rise for three weeks, according to data supplied by the World Health Organisation....

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    WHO looks at e-certificates for vaccination

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 02:28pm on December 04, 2020

    The World Health Organisation said it was considering introducing electronic vaccination certificates, as hopes for an end to the pandemic were boosted after Britain became...

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    Risk and burden of ageing population in Bangladesh

    Hasnat M Alamgir | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2020

    AGING is predominantly a burdening experience as socio-economic support needed to thrive in the later stages of life is not there. According to the World...

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    6 countries reported COVID-19 on mink farms, says WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:33pm on November 07, 2020

    Denmark and the United States are among six countries that have reported new coronavirus cases linked to mink farms, the World Health Organisation said. Italy,...