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Coronavirus fatalities: World Health Organization figures disputed

The World Health Organization says only 3.4 per cent of the total number of people who contracted the virus have died from it. But this figure is being disputed. Some health experts believe the number would be much lower if more people were tested. Al Jazeera spoke to a Wuhan resident who barely had any […]

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Coronavirus Vaccine Update From the CDC With Nancy Messonnier, Feb 26 11:20 AM Central US

Nancy E. Messonnier, MD is Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) at the @Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and leads the CDC’s efforts on COVID-19 vaccine. She joins JAMA’s Q&A series to discuss the agency’s response to emerging coronavirus variants, the FDA advisory hearings on the new @Johnson […]

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Coronavirus Update With CDC Director Rochelle Walensky – February 17, 3:20 Central US

@Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH returns to JAMA’s Q&A series to discuss the agency’s response to emerging variants, implications for the planned vaccine mobilization strategy, the upcoming J&J vaccine FDA advisory hearings, and other agency activities and priorities related to COVID19 control. • Earn Free CME credits by […]

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How dangerous is South Africa’s coronavirus variant? | COVID-19 Special

South African scientists are downplaying the danger of a new Covid-19 variant identified in the country towards the end of 2020. Covid-19 501.V2 has been found in all of the country’s nine provinces and has led to several countries banning flights from South Africa. The variant has been associated with a higher viral load, leading […]

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WHO officials provide update on Covid-19 pandemic – watch live

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is expected to give press conference on the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub Support the Guardian ► https://support.theguardian.com/contribute Today in Focus podcast ► https://www.theguardian.com/news/series/todayinfocus The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ► http://www.youtube.com/theguardian Guardian Football ► http://is.gd/guardianfootball Guardian Sport […]

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World Health Organization holds press briefing on the coronavirus outbreak — 9/4/2020

The World Health Organization is holding a briefing Friday on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 26.3 million people worldwide and killed at least 869,300, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Earlier in the day, the WHO told reporters that widespread vaccinations against the virus are not expected until mid-2021.  » […]

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COVID-19: World Health Organisation begins inquiry in Wuhan, China

After being quarantined, World Health Organisation investigators have begun their inquiry into the outbreak of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China. The virus first emerged in the Chinese city in late 2019 and the United States has accused China of hiding the extent of the outbreak. The mission has been plagued by delays, concerns over access and […]

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Covid-19: what will it take to vaccinate the world? | The Economist

The race to immunise the global population against covid-19 is under way. With the distribution of safe and effective vaccines posing an unprecedented challenge, what are the key obstacles to overcome? Keep up to date with The Economist’s coverage of the coronavirus: https://econ.st/2Y5BxxW Track covid-19 vaccine rollouts around the world: https://econ.st/3o3t74w Sign up to The […]

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World Health Organization holds news conference on coronavirus pandemic – watch live

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization holds a news conference on the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus Update With CDC Director Rochelle Walensky – January 19, 12:05P Central

Incoming @Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH returns to JAMA’s Q&A series to discuss her vision and priorities for the agency, and changes in its pandemic response strategies, when she takes the reins on January 20. Read her public statement at https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/11/opinion/rochelle-walensky-cdc-director.html Tune in live at 12:05 PM Central […]

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