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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…
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WHO Europe warns of 'alarming' virus transmission rates

The World Health Organization warned Thursday of “alarming rates of transmission” of Covid-19 across Europe and cautioned countries against shortening quarantine periods. The WHO’s regional director for Europe Hans Kluge said the number of coronavirus…
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Africa is “polio free”. 70 years after vaccine discovery

The World Health Organization (WHO) is expected to certify the African continent today as “free of wild poliovirus”, four years after the appearance of the last cases in northeastern Nigeria. “Thanks to the efforts of governments, health workers and…
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Scientists warn WHO that covid can be transmitted through the air

In an open letter, 239 researchers from 32 countries will call on the World Health Organization to change its recommendations regarding the form of protection against the new coronavirus. 239 scientists from 32 countries are preparing an open letter to the World Health…