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U.S. lawmakers blast Trump’s decision to formally withdraw WHO

Washington, United States | XINHUA | U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to officially quit the World Health Organization (WHO) has sparked outrage among U.S. lawmakers, raising concerns over the ongoing global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. “To call Trump’s response to COVID chaotic and incoherent doesn’t do it justice. This …

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Washington’s irresponsible WHO departure betrays humanity

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | Washington officially notified the UN chief of its withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday, an irresponsible move that will not only hurt America’s own pandemic fight, but also hinder the world’s collective drive to beat the deadly virus. Given the track records …

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HIV response is still failing children- Byanyima

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The HIV response for children has fallen behind despite great progress made since the early days of the epidemic. This is according to the latest report on the progress towards the Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS-Free targets, released as part of the ongoing AIDS-2020 …

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Spreading COVID-19 controversy

Asymptomatic, pre-symptomatic, symptomatic: what is the difference? Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Do asymptomatic people carrying the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the coronavirus disease COVID-19 transmit it? This question came to the forefront in Uganda recently after a video clip of Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, the COVID-19 World Health …

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