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WHO warns Europe virus surge of ‘great concern’

by AFP bureaus European countries have unveiled tough new measures to try to curb a surge in coronavirus infections which the World Health Organization warned...

WHO warns 2 million virus deaths possible, Australia urges vaccine-sharing

by Robin Millard, with AFP Bureaus Coronavirus deaths could more than double to two million without collective action against the pandemic, the World Health Organization...

WHO chief gives final deadline for countries to join global vaccine pact

Geneva/Manila -- World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Ghebreyesus issued a last-minute call on Tuesday (Aug 18) for wealthier countries to join the global vaccine...

In brief: Coronavirus update for August 8, 2020

As of 10 am, August 8, 2020: Worldwide: 19,160,806 cases, 11,605,114 recoveries, 716,083 deaths The worldwide coronavirus case count is now over 19 million, with...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for August 4, 2020

As of 8 am, August 4, 2020: World count: 18,139,438 cases, 10,753,815 recoveries, 690,573 deaths There are now a total of 18,139,438 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide....

Six months after Covid-19 alarm, WHO says to expect “lengthy pandemic”

Geneva -- Six months after sounding the international alarm on the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday (Aug 1) that...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for August 1, 2020

As of 9 am, August 1, 2020: World count: 17,321,394 cases, 10,155,026 recoveries, 673,822 deaths There's now a total of 17,321,394 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. The...

WHO does not expect a viable Covid-19 vaccine until early next year

Geneva (Switzerland) -- A World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Wednesday (July 22) that researchers have made "good progress" in developing vaccines to use...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for July 21, 2020

As of 7 am, July 21, 2020: World count: 14,608,517 cases, 8,201,516 recoveries, 608,420 deaths There are now 14,608,517 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. The United States...

Coronavirus update for July 18, 2020

As at 9 am, July 18, 2020: World count: 14,037,021 cases; 7,818,409 recoveries; 600,665 deaths There are now 14,037,021 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the...
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