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WHO chief warns against vaccine nationalism

Geneva, Switzerland | XINHUA | The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Tuesday that the world needs to prevent vaccine nationalism so as to guarantee the equitable access and fair allocation of COVID-19 vaccines. Speaking at a virtual press briefing from Geneva, the WHO head said that …

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WHO intensely focused on global COVID-19 vaccine trials

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that six months after first sounding the international alarm over COVID-19, it is now intensely focused on shepherding global vaccine candidates through the necessary trials. Among them, the Access to COVID19  Tools (ACT) Accelerator, launched in April, has …

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WHO chief urges U.S. to reconsider withdrawal decision

Geneva, Switzerland | XINHUA | The chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said that the COVID-19 pandemic can not be defeated in a divided world, and he hopes the United States will “reconsider its position” on the decision to withdraw from the organization. “Now it’s time to work …

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WHO chief says global COVID-19 cases double over past 6 weeks

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |  World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Monday that he will reconvene the Emergency Committee on Thursday to re-evaluate the COVID-19 pandemic, as global COVID-19 cases had doubled over the past six weeks. Saying that this Thursday (July 30) marks six months since …

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