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World Health Organization briefs member states on coronavirus outbreak – 2/4/2020

The World Health Organization holds a technical briefing Tuesday to update member states on the new coronavirus outbreak. The briefing is part of the WHO’s executive board proceedings. The coronavirus has now killed at least 427 people and infected about 20,900 in more than a dozen countries, including in the U.S. » Subscribe to CNBC […]

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WATCH NOW: WHO update on Covid-19 infections, new strains

The World Health Organization provides an update on global coronavirus infections as well as the impact of new strains. » Subscribe to CNBC TV: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCtelevision » Subscribe to CNBC: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC » Subscribe to CNBC Classic: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCclassic Turn to CNBC TV for the latest stock market news and analysis. From market futures to live price updates […]

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World Health Organization holds daily briefing on the coronavirus outbreak – 2/14/2020

World Health Organization officials hold a news briefing Friday to update the public on the deadly coronavirus outbreak, which has killed more people than the 2003 SARS epidemic. As of Friday, more than 64,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported in over two dozen countries, resulting in least 1,380 deaths, almost exclusively in China. » […]

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World Health Organization holds news conference on coronavirus outbreak – 2/7/2020

World Health Organization officials hold a news conference to update the public on the new coronavirus outbreak. As of Friday, more than 31,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported in over two dozen countries, resulting in at least 636 deaths almost exclusively in China. The WHO declared the virus a global health emergency last week, […]

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Epidemiologist on new Covid-19 strain in the United Kingdom

Dr. David Levy is an epidemiologist and CEO of EHE Health, a national health-care provider to big companies like BNP Paribas, IBM and Lockheed Martin. Dr. Levy joined “Squawk Box” on Monday to discuss the new strain of Covid-19 in the United Kingdom as well as some of the best practices for fighting the virus. […]

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CDC shortens quarantine for people exposed to Covid-19

Dr. Carlos Del Rio, Emory School of Medicine executive associate dean, suggests day 1 to 6 to quarantine and masking, but if the patient tests negative on day 7 to end the quarantine. This could reduce the strain on health workers, he says. Meg Tirrell joins Shep Smith to discuss what the Covid-19 test turnaround […]

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How The U.S. Plans To Distribute Covid-19 Vaccines

The initial doses of Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccines could go out next month, if the FDA grants emergency authorization. There are also three other promising vaccine candidates in the pipeline from AstraZeneca, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson. The process of distributing the vaccine to the 330 million people living in the U.S., however, could […]

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World Health Organization holds news conference on coronavirus outbreak – 2/11/2020

World Health Organization officials hold a news conference Tuesday to update the public on the new coronavirus outbreak that has killed more people than SARS. As of Tuesday, more than 43,100 cases of coronavirus have been reported in over two dozen countries, resulting in at least 1,018 deaths almost exclusively in China. » Subscribe to […]

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Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine should be relatively safe and could be given in December

Dr. Scott Gottlieb says the application for Pfizer’s Covid vaccine was sent today. It will take the FDA two to four weeks to review the application and the vaccine could be given to the first patients sometime in December. He joins ‘Closing Bell’ to discuss. For access to live and exclusive video from CNBC subscribe […]

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World Health Organization updates on coronavirus outbreak – 2/6/2020

World Health Organization officials are holding a news briefing Thursday to provide updates on the new coronavirus outbreak. The new coronavirus has now killed at least 565 people worldwide and infected over 28,000 people in more than two dozen countries. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Wednesday that the number of confirmed cases grew by […]

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