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WHO warns virus crisis not over as vaccine rollout approaches

by AFP bureaus The World Health Organization has warned that vaccines will be no magic bullet for the coronavirus crisis as nations gear up...
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Criticises over temple demolition, Kedah MB tells MIC and DAP critics not to be...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 5 — Kedah Mentri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor has hit out at MIC and DAP critics by referring to the...

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...
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