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Three new Ebola cases confirmed in Congo, two in Guinea

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FILE PHOTO: A Congolese health worker administers Ebola vaccine to a boy who had contact with an Ebola sufferer in the village of Mangina in North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, August 18, 2018. REUTERS/Olivia Acland//File Photo GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Three new cases......

WHO agrees compensation fund for serious COVAX vaccine side effects

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LONDON (Reuters) – The World Health Organization has agreed a no-fault compensation plan for claims of serious side effects in people in 92 poorer countries due to get COVID-19 vaccines via the COVAX sharing scheme, resolving a big concern among recipient governments. FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle......

WHO director-general says he has no information yet on Tanzania’s measures against pandemic

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FILE PHOTO: World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference organized by Geneva Association of United Nations Correspondents (ACANU) amid the COVID-19 outbreak, caused by the novel coronavirus, at the WHO headquarters in Geneva Switzerland July 3, 2020. Fabrice Coffrini/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo NAIROBI (Reuters) –......

China fires back at Washington after it raises concerns about WHO COVID report

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FILE PHOTO: Peter Ben Embarek, and other members of the World Health Organisation (WHO) team tasked with investigating the origins of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), arrive at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, China February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States damaged multilateral cooperation and the......

White House says it has ‘deep concerns’ about WHO COVID-19 report from China

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FILE PHOTO: A logo is pictured outside a building of the World Health Organization (WHO) during an executive board meeting on update on the coronavirus outbreak, in Geneva, Switzerland, February 6, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has “deep concerns” about the way the findings of......

Doctors warn that Covid will become endemic and people need to learn to live with it

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Healthcare workers wearing protective gear prepare to attend patients at the Portimao Arena sports pavilion converted in a field hospital for Covid-19 patients at Portimao, in the Algarve region, on February 9, 2021. (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA /......

WHO’s COVID ‘investigation’ was dishonest Chinese propaganda: Devine

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Miranda Devine Surprise, surprise! The crack team of investigators the World Health Organization sent to China to investigate the origins of the pandemic has ruled out a leak from a Wuhan lab. Phew. That’s China off the hook, then. Carry on. It’s all such a tragic farce. The WHO team......

WHO says Covid ‘most likely’ originated in animals and spread to humans, dismisses lab leak theory

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Peter Ben Embarek and Marion Koopmans (R) arrive at a press conference to wrap up a visit by an international team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) in the city of Wuhan in China’s Hefei province on February......

WHO team to brief media on Wuhan findings on Tuesday

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Peter Daszak and Hung Nguyen-Viet, members of the World Health Organisation (WHO) team tasked with investigating the origins of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), walk at a park of their hotel in Wuhan, Hubei province, China February 6, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song WUHAN, China (Reuters) – Members of a World Health Organization-led......

Transcript: Maria Van Kerkhove on

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The following is a transcript of an interview with Maria Van Kerkhove, the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 technical lead, that aired February 7, 2021 on “Face the Nation.” MARGARET BRENNAN: We want to go now to the World Health......

WHO director-general says COVID-19 vaccine nationalism harmful for all

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FILE PHOTO: World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference organized by Geneva Association of United Nations Correspondents (ACANU) amid the COVID-19 outbreak, caused by the novel coronavirus, at the WHO headquarters in Geneva Switzerland July 3, 2020. Fabrice Coffrini/Pool via REUTERS (Reuters) – COVID-19 vaccine......

WHO team to visit Wuhan market, where first COVID infections seen

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Workers in PPE spray the ground with diinfectant in Baishazhou market during a visit of World Health Organization (WHO) team tasked with investigating the origins of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, January 31, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter WUHAN, China (Reuters) – A World Health Organization-led team of......

WHO team, on tightly controlled China mission, visits hospital

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By Martin Quin Pollard, Thomas Peter WUHAN, China (Reuters) – The World Health Organization-led team investigating the origins of COVID-19 during a mission that has been tightly controlled by its Chinese hosts visited a hospital on Saturday in the central city of Wuhan that treated early coronavirus patients. On its......

WHO warns countries fighting over vaccine “cake”

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FILE PHOTO: Mike Ryan, Executive Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO) attends a news conference on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland May 3, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization urged countries squabbling over COVID-19......

WHO hopes to have emergency use listing of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine within two weeks

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GENEVA, Jan 29 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization hopes to give emergency use listing for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine within two weeks, Soumya Swaminathan, WHO’s chief scientist said on Friday. “We are hopeful that in the next two weeks at the most this should happen. We should have an......

Hey, WHO! Do a real Wuhan probe: Devine

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Miranda Devine Finally, the World Health Organization has sent investigators to Wuhan, China, ground zero for COVID-19, to begin the belated search for the origins of the coronavirus pandemic. Today they will emerge from 14 days of quarantine. They should go straight to the Wuhan Institute of ­Virology, where high-risk......

Why is Biden looking to give free vaccines to other nations before US reaches herd immunity?

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Betsy McCaughey On Thursday, Anthony Fauci informed the World Health Organization that the Biden administration will participate in WHO’s vaccine-sharing project. That reverses President Donald Trump’s America First approach. Fauci says the goal is to ensure “equitable access” to vaccines for all countries in the world, rich and poor alike.......

Merkel and Biden agree in phone call to strengthen transatlantic cooperation

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BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Joe Biden agreed in a phone call on Monday that the COVID-19 pandemic and other global challenges can only be tackled through closer cooperation, a government spokesman in Berlin said on Monday. Transatlantic relations cooled sharply under former President Donald......

Biden’s administration rejoining the global community is ‘well received’ but major challenges remain, WEF chief says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Flags hang over the entrance to the Davos Congress hall during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 21st, 2020. Gerry Miller | CNBC The Joe Biden administration’s latest moves to rejoin global pacts and organizations are likely......

Joe Biden’s far-left ‘unity’ will divide us: Goodwin

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Michael Goodwin The joke survives the test of time and, under the circumstances, deserves repeating. As the late journalist Mickey Carroll told it, a suburban town with a population 90 percent Irish and 10 percent Jewish held a mayoral election involving two candidates — one Irish and one Jewish. The......

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