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COVID-19: President Trump Cuts US Ties With World Health Organization

Months after slamming the World Health Organization (WHO), President Donald Trump has announced that the US is terminating its ties with the specialized UN agency and will halt all their funding. Trump made the announcement during a press conference at the White House Rose Garden on Friday May 29. He said his decision comes after WHO ”failed to…

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COVID-19: Nigeria To Continue Hydroxychloroquine Trial Despite WHO’s Directive

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has insisted that the trial of Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 treatment would continue despite the announcement of a temporary pause by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Recall that on Monday WHO cited safety concerns especially due to high mortality rate for the temporary pause of the…

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Coronavirus: WHO Warns ”Second Peak” Of The Pandemic As Nations Lift Lockdown

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a global warning to many countries regarding the ”second peak” of the Coronavirus pandemic if the lockdown restrictions are lifted too soon. WHO Head of Emergency, Michael J. Ryan, who stated this in a press conference, said  epidemics often come in waves, which means that outbreaks could come back later this year…

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World Health Organisation Says Coronavirus “May Never Go Away”

The Word Health Organization is warning that the novel coronavirus may never be eliminated and populations around the world will have to learn to live with it. Mike Ryan, an Executive Director with the World Health Organisation on Wednesday, revealed the virus may just become one of the viruses around the world that kill people annually. The virus…

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Madagascan President Says COVID-19 Remedy Is Being Scorned Because It’s From Africa

The President of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina has reacted to the concerns of World Health Organization (WHO) regarding an homegrown medicine used to treat COVID-19 in the East Africa country, While batting away criticisms, Rajoelina charged that the West has a condescending attitude toward traditional African medicine. “If it wasn’t Madagascar, and if it was a European…

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COVID-19: Over 63,000 Cases Confirmed In Africa, 2,283 Associated Deaths

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHOAFRO) has revealed that there are now more than over 60,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the African continent. According to the agency’s latest data, the breakdown remains fluid as countries confirm cases as and when. Also a number of African countries are imposing a range of prevention and…

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Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Almost Hits 4 Million With Over 250,000 Deaths Worldwide

As the novel coronavirus continue to spread across the world, more than three and a half million confirmed cases have since been recorded in 187 countries with over 250,000 people have lost their lives. The US has by far the largest number of cases, five times as many as any other country  more than one million…

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COVID-19: Jigawa State Records Over 100 Mysterious Deaths In 10 Days

According to reports from Channels TV, over 100 Jigawa indigenes have died within the last ten days in Hadejia Local Government Area of the north-western state. The Special Assistant to the Local Council Chairman on Media, Sani Kakabori revealed that an average of ten people mostly above the ages of fifty have passed away daily for the last ten…

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102 Potential Coronavirus Vaccines In The Works Globally, WHO Reveals

As scientists worldwide struggle to find a permanent solution to the novel Coronairus, the World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that 102 potential COVID-19 vaccines are being developed to eradicate the pandemic that has killed hundreds of thousands worldwide and shut down economic life. According to documents posted on the organization’s website on Thursday, eight of…

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Coronavirus: World Health Organization Says “The Pandemic Is Far From Over”

United Nations’ specialized health agency, the World Health Organization, has stated that the Coronavirus pandemic is far from over, even as major countries are looking to restart the economic and business life of it’s citizenry by relaxing lockdown orders. Four million employees have furloughed their jobs in the UK alone, over 3 million people in the…

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