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WHO’s Ryan says eradication of new coronavirus is unlikely

Geneva, July 11 (Reuters) - Dr Mike Ryan, head of the World Health Organization's emergencies programme, said on Friday it was unlikely that the new coronavirus would be eliminated. "In the current situation it is unlikely we can eradicate this virus," he told an online briefing from Geneva. He said that, by extinguishing clusters of infection, the world could "potentially ...

WHO Director General has dismissed suggestions that his agency was too close to China after criticism by US President Donald Trump. (Reuters)

Coronavirus: WHO chief defends handling of pandemic against Trump criticism

Geneva, April 9 (Reuters) – The head of the World Health Organisation gave a strident defence of his agency’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday (April 8), in response to US President Donald Trump’s criticism and suggestion that Washington could review its funding for the agency. WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called for unity and a halt to “politicisation” of ...

Coronavirus: UN meeting ponders fast-track drugs, vaccines

Geneva, Feb 12 (AP): The World Health Organization convened outside experts Tuesday to fast-track promising tests, drugs and vaccines to help slow the outbreak of a new virus that emerged in China that has killed more than 1,000 people and spread to two dozen other countries. The new coronavirus was only identified late last year in the Chinese city of ...

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