WHO

Johnny Lopez
July 14, 2020 - 1:40 pm
The World Health Organization has issued a dire warning as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread around the world. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the virus will get “worse and worse and worse” unless steps are taken.
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July 07, 2020 - 2:44 pm
The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the World Health Organization, although the pullout won’t take effect until next year, meaning it could be rescinded under a new administration or if circumstances change.
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CBS News
July 07, 2020 - 8:10 am
There is "a real risk" that the coronavirus can be airborne, meaning it can spread through microscopic particles that linger in the air, an open letter supported by 239 scientists says. The scientists are urging the World Health Organization and other public health organizations to amend their...
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June 22, 2020 - 7:19 am
The world saw the largest daily increases yet in coronavirus cases over the weekend, though infections slowed in China and South Korea, suggesting progress in stemming their newest outbreaks. Despite clear progress in containing the virus in some regions, especially those that saw early outbreaks,...
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Barbara Schwarz
May 30, 2020 - 9:29 am
President Trump has announced that the U.S. will be terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization. Some call the move destructive on a number of fronts. Read the full article now.
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May 29, 2020 - 12:57 pm
President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. will be terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization, saying it had failed to adequately respond to the coronavirus because China has “total control” over the global organization.
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Members of SOS Funeral wearing personal protective equipments carry a coffin at the Sao Francisco cemetery, on May 22 2020 in Manaus, Brazil.
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May 26, 2020 - 5:21 am
As Brazil and India struggle with surging coronavirus cases, a top health expert is warning that the world is still smack in the middle of the pandemic, dampening hopes for a speedy global economic rebound and renewed international travel.
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May 19, 2020 - 9:03 am
U.S. President Donald Trump’s attacks on the World Health Organization are hurting its ability to protect global health, medical experts said Tuesday, as many WHO member states rallied around the U.N. health agency — even as they urged a look into its coordination of the global response to the...
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April 15, 2020 - 8:43 am
Nations around the world reacted with alarm Wednesday after President Donald Trump announced a halt to the sizable funding the United States sends to the World Health Organization. Health experts warned the move could jeopardize global efforts to stop the coronavirus pandemic.
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A woman wears a face mask as she walks along a street in Beijing, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. China as of Wednesday has more infections of a new virus than it did in with SARS, though the death toll is still lower.
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January 29, 2020 - 12:04 pm
World health officials, back from a visit to Beijing, expressed great concern Wednesday that a dangerous new virus is spreading between people outside of China, even as the number of illnesses continue to grow dramatically inside that Asian nation.
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