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WHO virus experts poised to start Wuhan fieldwork

Experts from the World Health Organization met Chinese officials Friday ahead of their first site visits in Wuhan for a coronavirus origins probe which will take in a food market presumed to be “ground zero” of the pandemic. The fieldwork was set to begin in…
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China says WHO coronavirus experts to visit from Thursday

Ten World Health Organization scientists will visit China from Thursday to probe the origins of Covid-19, authorities said Monday, more than a year after the pandemic began and amid accusations Beijing has tried to thwart the investigation. The long-awaited mission is of…
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Impasse over WHO virus mission 'not just a visa issue': China

Delays to a long-planned mission by WHO experts to China to investigate the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic are “not just a visa issue”, Beijing said Wednesday. A year after the outbreak started, international health experts were expected to arrive in China…
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Vaccine will not be enough to stop pandemic: WHO chief

The head of the World Health Organization said Monday that a vaccine would not by itself stop the coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic is raging months after it broke out, with infections soaring past 54 million and claiming more than 1.3 million lives. “A vaccine…
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WHO urged to invite Taiwan to key meeting

The World Health Organization is facing renewed pleas to allow Taiwan to participate in a key international meeting amid fears its exclusion could jeopardise efforts to rein in the coronavirus pandemic. As many parts of the world are reeling from surging numbers of…
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General director of the World Health Organization in quarantine

The general director of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that he had started a quarantine after having been in contact with a person infected with covid-19, specifying that he has no symptoms. “I am fine and without symptoms, but I will be quarantined…