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CNN: WHO team blocked from entering China to study origins of coronavirus

The World Health Organization said that China has blocked the arrival of a team investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, in...

NPR: Why We Weren’t Prepared For A Pandemic

Again and again, the world was warned that it was not ready for a pandemic. By the World Health Organization and the...

VOA: Ebola Outbreak in DR Congo’s Equateur Province is Over

The World Health Organization has officially declared an end to the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo’s Equateur Province, nearly...

Where does the U.S. withdrawal leave the World Health Organization?

Editor’s note: The Trump administration gave formal notice in July that it intends to withdraw from the World Health Organization – an...

Reuters: COVID-19 pandemic causes mental health crisis in Americas, says WHO official

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing a mental health crisis in the Americas due to heightened stress and use of drugs and alcohol...

Proportion of youth with COVID-19 triples in five months: WHO

Young people who are hitting nightclubs and beaches are leading a rise in fresh coronavirus cases across the world, with the proportion...

BBC: Coronavirus ‘most severe health emergency’ WHO has faced

Covid-19 is easily the most severe global health emergency ever declared by the World Health Organization (WHO), its leader has said.

VOA: WHO Team Heads to China to Investigate COVID-19 Origins

The World Health Organization (WHO) says its two-man advance team left for China Friday to establish the ground work for an investigation...

NPR: WHO Creates ‘Confusion’ About Asymptomatic Spread. Here’s What We Know

This week, the matter of asymptomatic transmission of the novel coronavirus has caused much confusion — and sparked a lively debate on...

BBC: Coronavirus: Trump gives WHO ultimatum over Covid-19 handling

US President Donald Trump has sent a letter to the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) threatening to pull US funding...
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