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World Health Organization becomes US-China battleground | DW Documentary

In March 2020, coronavirus infections began to soar around the world. But the World Health Organization was slow to react. It’s now accused of being a mouthpiece for China, and praising the transparency of the country’s government. Can the World Health Organization be salvaged? Diplomatic circles are increasingly skeptical. A new cold war has been […]

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WATCH LIVE: The World Health Organization holds news conference on novel coronavirus

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Pandemic update, Tuesday 29 September

US 90% of population remains susceptible (Dr. Redfield) NYC Rising cases Indoor gatherings Public schools opening Private schools and none-essential business may close Florida lifts all COVID-19 restrictions https://abcnews.go.com/Health/florida-lifts-covid-19-restrictions/story?id=73294496 Cases, 692,234 + 16, 540 in past 7 days Positivity rate, 5.33% to 7.54% Gov. Ron DeSantis No longer fines for not wearing face masks Restrictions […]

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UK mutant coronavirus strain “out of control” as countries announce travel bans – BBC News

The UK government has said a new mutation of the coronavirus is “out of control” in parts of England and spreading rapidly. The latest figures show more than 35,000 new infections, many in London and the south-east. Several countries have announced that they are banning travel from the UK — with France suspending passenger and […]

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New strain of coronavirus confirmed in Britain

The U.K. government, which is seeing a rise in infections in London and southeast England, says a new strain of the coronavirus has been found, and it has alerted the World Health Organization. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth […]

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Dr. Vin Gupta Gets COVID-19 Vaccine On-Air: ‘This Is Going To Save Lives’ | TODAY

See NBC News medical contributor Dr. Vin Gupta and his colleague Dr. Eliot Fagley receive their COVID-19 vaccines live on-air. “This is the culmination of a scientific process that has been rigorous, that has been time tested and Americans need to feel comfortable with the notion that this is a safe and effective vaccine,” said […]

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Why Black and Latino communities are hesitant to take COVID-19 vaccine | GMA

One of the major hurdles facing the coronavirus vaccine is getting people to take it, and this issue of trust is especially present in Black and Latino communities. WATCH FULL EPISODES: http://abc.go.com/shows/good-morning-america Visit Good Morning America’s Homepage: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/ #GMA #COVID19 #Vaccine #Coronavirus #Black #Latino

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WATCH LIVE: FDA Advisory Committee reviews Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine — 12/10/2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee holds a meeting to review the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday. The U.S. recorded 3,124 new Covid-19 deaths on Wednesday, the deadliest single-day tally of the pandemic so far, according to a CNBC analysis of Johns Hopkins University data. The country reported […]

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Spotlight on UK’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Two cases of adverse reactions were reported on the first day of vaccinations in the U.K., and what logistical challenges could mean for its distribution.

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Dr. Mark Morocco: COVID-19 Cases ‘Worse Than We Thought Were Possible’ | TODAY

Dr. Mark Morocco, professor of emergency medicine at UCLA Medical Center, joins TODAY after California set an alarming new record for new coronavirus cases Sunday. “All of us in emergency medicine and critical care have been preparing because we could see that these numbers were possible,” said Dr. Morocco. “They’re actually worse than we thought […]

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