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US cuts ties with World Health Organisation over coronavirus response

President Donald Trump has said the US will be terminating its relationship with the World Health Organisation. The president said it had failed to adequately...

WHO creates new foundation in a bid for more funds

The World Health Organisation has called on members of the public to start donating funds to its new foundation. It comes after Donald Trump threatened...

WHO executive warns first wave of coronavirus is not yet over

A health expert has warned that the world is still in the midst of the “first wave” of the coronavirus pandemic. World Health Organisation (WHO)...

China ‘stocked up on medical supplies after coronavirus cover-up’

US officials believe China covered up the extent of the coronavirus outbreak — and how contagious the disease is — to stock up on...

WHO warns against idea of ‘immunity passports’

The World Health Organisation has warned against the idea of “immunity passports” amid the coronavirus pandemic. It said there is currently no evidence that people...

Care home residents account for up to half of Covid-19 deaths in Europe – WHO

Residents in long-term care facilities account for up to half of coronavirus-related deaths in Europe, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. Hans Kluge, WHO...

WHO chief brushes off resignation calls and appeals for US aid

The head of the World Health Organisation hopes the United States will reconsider its freeze in funding for his agency and vowed to keep...

Worldwide coronavirus cases near two million

New York’s coronavirus death toll has topped 10,000 and the worldwide number of confirmed cases is closing in on two million as discussion moves...

Trump threatens to cease US funding of WHO

US President Donald Trump has threatened to cease sending US funds to the World Health Organisation (WHO), claiming that the international body “missed the...

Coronavirus poses existential threat to Africa, says health expert

African is facing an “existential threat” as some countries will have more than 10,000 coronavirus cases by the end of April, a health expert...

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Tens of millions join Blackout Tuesday in solidarity with George Floyd protests

Social media feeds went dark and quiet on Tuesday as tens of millions of people showed solidarity with the black community following the death...

Zoom booms as pandemic drives millions to video service

Zoom Video Communications is rapidly emerging as the latest internet gold mine as millions of people flock to its conferencing service to see colleagues,...

Paris police fire tear gas as George Floyd protests spread around the world

Riot police in Paris have fired tear gas as scattered protesters pelted them with debris and set fires during an unauthorised demonstration against racial...

US patients given first dose of coronavirus antibody treatment

Patients have been given the first dose of a potential antibody treatment designed to fight coronavirus. Scientists developed the antibody in just three months after...

EU accused of ‘wishful thinking’ over claims UK set to compromise in trade talks

Brussels has been accused of “wishful thinking” over claims that the UK could be prepared to compromise on fishing and demands for alignment with...
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