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Coronavirus: WHO officials stress COVID-19 “not going away” as global cases top 30 million | FULL

World Health Organization emergencies programme director Dr. Michael Ryan on Friday spoke about case numbers and how they may differ in parts of the world, stressing that COVID-19 was “not burning” out and is not going away, especially for those countries entering their winter season. Technical lead Maria Van Kerkhove said case numbers is only […]

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Coronavirus outbreak: WHO says €7.4 billion pledged for COVID-19 vaccine, treatments | FULL

World Health Organization (WHO) officials provided an update on the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Monday. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the WHO, on Monday said that earlier in the day, €7.4 billion was pledged by 40 countries in an effort to raise funds for the development of a COVID-19 vaccine, diagnostics […]

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Coronavirus outbreak: World Health Organization provides update as death toll surpasses 900

The World Health Organization (WHO) provided an update on Monday, Feb. 10 on the novel coronavirus as the illness was confirmed to have killed more than 900 people in China. WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that while the number of deaths from the new novel coronavirus had increased to 909 in China as of […]

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How To Prepare For Possible 2nd Wave Of Coronavirus? | TODAY

NBC News investigative and consumer correspondent Vicky Nguyen tells TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones what materials consumers should be stocking up on now in anticipation of a second wave of the coronavirus this fall. She recommends over-the-counter cold medications, basic pantry staples and cleaning supplies. » Subscribe to TODAY: http://on.today.com/SubscribeToTODAY » Watch the latest from TODAY: http://bit.ly/LatestTODAY […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 39: Rapid COVID-19 Spread with Mild or No Symptoms, More on Treatment

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 39 with critical care specialist Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com A new model from the peer-reviewed Journal Science predicts that people who had not been diagnosed with COVD-19 were the source of 79% of the reported cases in China… and that 86% of COVID-19 infections. Dr. Seheult also discusses new and limited […]

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President Trump Defends Downplaying Threat Of Coronavirus | TODAY

There is more fallout from the revelations in Bob Woodward’s new book as President Trump defends his decision to publicly downplay the danger of the coronavirus even as he privately acknowledged it to Woodward. NBC chief White House correspondent Hallie Jackson reports for TODAY. » Subscribe to TODAY: http://on.today.com/SubscribeToTODAY » Watch the latest from TODAY: […]

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Pfizer CEO On Coronavirus Vaccine: ‘We Will Have An Answer By The End Of October’ | TODAY

Albert Bourla, chief executive officer of Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, talks to TODAY about the “historic pledge” made by nine drugmakers to not rush out a coronavirus vaccine without proper testing and says Pfizer will only submit a vaccine for authorization “when we have evidence of safety and efficacy.” He predicts that Pfizer “will have an answer […]

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World Health Organization holds briefing on the coronavirus pandemic – 4/17/2020

World Health Organization officials hold a press conference to update the public on the coronavirus outbreak, which has infected more than 2.1 million people across the globe. The pandemic has caused at least 146,071 fatalities, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. President Donald Trump announced earlier in the week that the U.S. will […]

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Coronavirus outbreak: World Health Organization resumes hydroxychloroquine trial | FULL

World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that the WHO decided to resume its trial on hydroxychloroquine after the Data Safety and Monitoring Committee reviewed the trial data and recommended that there are no reasons to modify the trial protocol. The U.N. agency last month paused the part of its large study of treatments against […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 104: COVID 19 Reinfection & Immunity

The first documented COVID 19 reinfection has been reported in Hong Kong verified by genetic sequencing. Dr. Seheult of https://www.medcram.com explains the importance of this patient’s symptoms (he was asymptomatic with the second infection) and how immunity to viruses typically builds over time with subsequent exposures or vaccines. Dr. Seheult also discusses comparisons to previous […]

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