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WHO recommends new drugs for COVID-19 treatment

Interleukin-6 receptor blockers join corticosteroids on list of effective treatments for severe coronavirus. Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday recommended interleukin-6 receptor blockers for people with severe COVID-19, urging the producers to join efforts to rapidly increase the access to the drugs. The WHO said …

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COVID-19 Delta variant detected in 96 countries: WHO

Delta variant has several spike mutations that increase its transmissibility and its resistance to neutralizing antibodies and possibly even vaccines Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The Delta COVID-19 variant, first identified in India, has already been detected in 96 countries, 11 more than last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said …

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WHO officially declares China malaria-free

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday officially granted China a malaria-free certification as a token of celebration of the country’s successful elimination of the disease after 70 years of its struggles against malaria. From 30 million malaria cases in the 1940’s, China brought down that …

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