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WHO recommends N95 masks for people aged over 60yrs

WHO recommends N95 masks for people aged over 60yrs and those with underlying health conditions wear the N95 particulate masks at all times while in public places. File image of an N95 mask. PHOTO| COURTESY The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended that people aged above 60 years and those …

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Equatorial Guinea sacks WHO rep for “falsifying” the country’s figures of Coronavirus cases

Equatorial Guinea sacks WHO rep for “falsifying” the country’s figures of Coronavirus cases Equatorial Guinea have reportedly sacked a representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) for “falsifying” the country’s figures of Coronavirus cases.  AFP confirmed the news, citing a document from the foreign ministry and a source at the …

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Trump says U.S. terminating relationship with WHO as rift with China grows

SOURCE:The Associated Press  U.S. President Donald Trump announces the U.S. is terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization and beginning the process of eliminating special treatment for Hong Kong. (Alex Brandon/The Associated Press) comments U.S. President Donald Trump announced Friday he would withdraw funding from the World Health Organization, …

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WHO warns of ”Second Peak” of the Coronavirus pandemic as countries lift lockdown

The World Health Organization has warned that many countries could begin to see the ”second peak” of the Coronavirus pandemic if the lockdown restrictions are lifted too soon. WHO warns of ”Second Peak” of the Coronavirus pandemic as countries lift lockdown WHO Head of Emergency, Mike Ryan, who issued the …

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BREAKING:Trump threatens to permanently cut off WHO funding, withdraw U.S. membership

President Donald Trump threatened to permanently cut off U.S. funding of the World Health Organization, in a letter dated Monday that he shared on Twitter.   This is the letter sent to Dr. Tedros of the World Health Organization. It is self-explanatory! pic.twitter.com/pF2kzPUpDv — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 19, …

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Loss of smell and taste added to list of Coronavirus symptoms:WHO

England’s deputy chief medical officer, Prof Jonathan Van-Tam on Monday May 18 announced the addition of loss of taste and smell to the official list of Coronavirus symptoms in the country.  Van-Tam said victims of anosmia (the clinical name for a loss of smell) will also be eligible for Coronavirus …

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Coronavirus could ‘burn out naturally’ so vaccine not needed, former WHO director claims

Leading scientist says Covid-19 could “burn out naturally” Professor Karol Sikora Coronavirus could “burn out naturally”, claims a former director of the World Health Organisation. His comments come as the UK Government announces a £90 million campaign to produce a vaccine. Professor Karol Sikora, an oncologist and chief medical officer …

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KENYA: Kemri is testing  efficacy of herbal remedy for Covid-19 from Madagascar

The Kenya Medical Research Institute headquarters in Ngumo, Nairobi. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP  The African Union said it will now start testing the controversial herbal remedy for Covid-19 from Madagascar. At least five African countries continue to receive supplies of the remedy despite the World Health Organisation …

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Just like HIV, COVID-19 may never go away – WHO

  Mike Ryan, the Executive director of the World Health Organization health emergency program, has said that just like HIV, the novel Coronavirus may never go away.   HIV/AIDS was first clinically observed in 1981 in the United States and almost 40 years after, no vaccine or cure has been developed for the virus …

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World Health Organisation (WHO), has revealed why COVID-19 patients who recovered from the disease tested positive again. 

The organization told AFP that people who tested positive for the second time after recovering are not getting reinfected but are still expelling dead lung cells rather than getting a new infection. This comes after South Korean health authorities raised fresh coronavirus concerns after reporting more than 300 cases of …

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World Health Organisation (WHO), has revealed why COVID-19 patients who recovered from the disease tested positive again. 

The organization told AFP that people who tested positive for the second time after recovering are not getting reinfected but are still expelling dead lung cells rather than getting a new infection. This comes after South Korean health authorities raised fresh coronavirus concerns after reporting more than 300 cases of …

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World Health Organisation (WHO), has revealed why COVID-19 patients who recovered from the disease tested positive again. 

The organization told AFP that people who tested positive for the second time after recovering are not getting reinfected but are still expelling dead lung cells rather than getting a new infection. This comes after South Korean health authorities raised fresh coronavirus concerns after reporting more than 300 cases of …

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