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WHO: clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients paused

The drug trial has been paused for safety concerns.

By REUTERS
26/05/2020
108 million in China face lockdown amid second coronavirus outbreak

The China Daily began referring to Shulan as "the last pandemic hotspot in the country."

By LEON SVERDLOV
20/05/2020
President Trump arrives to meet with Republican senators to discuss coronavirus response in Washingt
Parrying Trump threat, WHO vows to carry on

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the World Health Organization had to improve how it treated the United States and other countries or Washington would pull out.

By REUTERS
19/05/2020
Trump threatens permanent WHO funding freeze, weighs membership

Earlier, Trump said the WHO had "done a very sad job" in its handling of the virus and he would make a decision soon on US funding.

By REUTERS
20/05/2020
A logo is pictured on the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
WHO chief promises COVID-19 response review, China defends its performance

US President Donald Trump has fiercely questioned the WHO's performance during the pandemic and led international criticism of China's handling of the early stages of the crisis.

By REUTERS
18/05/2020
A logo is pictured on the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
Trump says he is considering restoring some funding to WHO

The Trump administration will "agree to pay up to what China pays in assessed contributions" to the WHO, Fox News reported, quoting from the letter.

By REUTERS
16/05/2020
UN, WHO work with Assad to starve eastern Syria of aid during pandemic

The World Health Organization has also stopped supporting eastern Syria, an area of millions of people who are recovering from ISIS atrocities.

Coronavirus 'may never go away,' WHO says

More than 100 potential vaccines are being developed, including several in clinical trials, but experts have underscored the difficulties of finding vaccines that are effective against coronaviruses.

By REUTERS
14/05/2020
Newly elected Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus att
WHO sees 'potentially positive data' on COVID-19 treatments

The WHO said in April a vaccine would take at least 12 months.

By REUTERS
13/05/2020
A logo is pictured on the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
Cybercriminals imitating WHO to steal information, say Israeli experts

An average of 192,000 weekly coronavirus-related attacks have been identified during the past three weeks, representing a 30% increase compared to previous weeks, researchers said.

12/05/2020
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