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As COVID-19 Vaccines Approach WHO Cautions Against Remdesivir

Posted: November 24, 2020 at 2:40 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, U.S., WORLD

Last week Pfizer and German partner BioNTech became the first companies to seek emergency authorization for the COVID-19 (Coronavirus, 2019) vaccines in the United States. Data released on November 9th showed the vaccine they are working on being quite effective. Shortly after, Moderna also announced similar results providing a major step forward in the battle against the […]

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Scientists React To Patient Being Reinfected With COVID-19

Posted: August 31, 2020 at 5:51 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news

Over the past week, multiple reports have surfaced of a Hong Konger becoming reinfected with COVID-19 (Coronavirus, 2019) after previously recovering from the virus. The news began circulating through a press release, with the full study available in the Clinical Infectious Diseases medical journal. “What we are learning about infection is that people do develop an immune response and […]

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Emergency Committee on COVID-19 Says Virus Remains A Public Health Threat

Posted: August 3, 2020 at 9:01 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news

The Emergency Committee on COVID-19 (Coronavirus, 2019) convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) under the International Health Regulations (IHR), held its fourth meeting last week. After a discussion on the evidence regarding COVID-19, the Emergency Committee unanimously agreed that the virus remains an international public health threat. The official terminology for such a concern […]

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WHO Launches COVID-19 Law Lab To Ensure Human Rights Standards

Posted: July 24, 2020 at 7:10 am   /   AFRICA, news, WORLD

On Thursday, July 23rd, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, gave the following address as the organization announced the creation of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus, 2019) Law Lab. Good morning, good afternoon, and good evening. More than 15 million cases of COVID-19 have now been reported to WHO, and almost 620 thousand deaths. […]

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WHO Updates COVID-19 Transmission Information After New Evidence Arises, Airborne Transmission Possible

Posted: July 13, 2020 at 1:03 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, WORLD

After recent research found within the scientific community showing airborne transmission is likely, an international group of epidemiologists and scientists approached the World Health Organization (WHO) with a request to review their COVID-19 (Coronavirus, 2019) transmission guidelines.  The request came as WHO discontinued the treatment arms for hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir testing. “WHO today accepted the recommendation from the Solidarity […]

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Florida Sets US Record For Daily COVID-19 Cases

Posted: July 12, 2020 at 10:55 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, WORLD

According to the Florida Department of Health on Sunday, the state broke the United States’ daily record for new COVID-19 (Coronavirus, 2019) cases. Accounting for a sizeable portion of the 66,281 cases reported throughout the country. As a whole, Florida has 269,811 reported COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. Even more alarming is the 19.60% rate of […]

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Trump Tries Shifting Blame To W.H.O As Recession Becomes Inevitable

Posted: April 16, 2020 at 3:01 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

Trump freezes WHO funding after IMF warns of historic economic recession.

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WHO Statement On Several COVID-19 Questions, March 30 Press Conference Notes

Posted: March 30, 2020 at 1:22 pm   /   Article, news, WORLD

A World Health Organization statement in response to several predictions that between 70-150 million in the United States would contract COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reads, “We cannot make predictions, but we can say that the course of the pandemic will be determined by the actions that countries take. However, WHO is working with an international network of statisticians and […]

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Addressing Misinformation And Stigma Of COVID-19

Posted: March 2, 2020 at 2:23 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, WORLD

With the recent release of the Joint Mission report, the World Health Organization (WHO) attempted to combat various misinformation spreading on the internet regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease 2019). Many of the false claims made focus on the origin of the virus, with some bad actors claiming the virus was created in a lab to infect the […]

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WHO-China Joint Mission COVID-19 Report Details

Posted: March 2, 2020 at 10:01 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, WORLD

Late last month, the World Health Organization (WHO) released the Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) as misinformation regarding COVID-19 continued to spread throughout social media, leading to stigma being associated to Asian members of the population in various parts of the world. The report lists the main objectives of the joint […]

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