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WHO Wuhan mission finds possible signs of wider original outbreak in 2019

"A lot of the samples have been discarded after some months or weeks, depending on the purpose of why it's taken," he said.Embarek said the mission's circumstances -- of intense quarantine periods and social distancing -- had led to some frustrations, along with the global scrutiny of its conduct and findings."

WHO suspends remdesivir from list of medicines

"The suspension is a signal to countries that WHO, in compliance with the treatment guidelines, does not recommend countries procure the drug for COVID."

Blocking Taiwan at WHO will increase hostility to China, premier says

"This is not only suppressing Taiwan, it is in fact also damaging to the whole world, creating a rupture in pandemic prevention," Su added. "What China has done will only cause more and more countries and people to stand up and condemn them."

US says it won’t join global effort to find COVID-19 vaccine

United States (US) said Tuesday that it will not work with an international cooperative effort to develop and distribute a COVID-19...

WHO, UNICEF, laud Nigeria on ending wild poliovirus

…calls for strengthening of routine immunisation The World Health Organization and the United Nations Children Fund, on Tuesday,...

WHO says China team interviewed Wuhan scientists over virus origins

A World Health Organization team in China to probe the origins of COVID-19 had "extensive discussions" and exchanges with scientists in...

COVID-19 may be here to stay, WHO warns

The coronavirus may never go away and populations will have to learn to live with it just as they have HIV,...

COVID-19: WHO to commence vaccine trials in Nigeria

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that Nigeria has expressed interest to be part of the global solidarity trial of the...

BREAKING: UN, WHO deploy 3,000 personnel in Kano

The United Nations and the World Health Organisation have deployed 3,000 of their personnel in Kano State to respond to the pandemic...

Coronavirus very likely of animal origin, no sign of lab manipulation— WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that all available evidence suggests the novel coronavirus originated in animals in China late...

WHO warns lifting of coronavirus lockdowns must be gradual

The World Health Organization warned on Tuesday that any lifting of lockdowns to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus must be...

World Health Organization chief regrets U.S. decision to pull funding

The head of the World Health Organization said on Wednesday that he regretted President Trump’s decision to pull funding for the agency...

Lockdowns should be lifted in two-week stages to stem COVID-19 spread— WHO

Countries that ease restrictions imposed to fight the spread of the coronavirus should wait at least two weeks to evaluate the impact...

WHO gives an update on the global coronavirus outbreak


Naming the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the virus that causes it— WHO

Official names have been announced for the virus responsible for COVID-19 (previously known as “2019 novel coronavirus”) and the disease it causes. ...

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Uzodimma, Ugwuanyi, Umahi, Obiano, Ikpeazu, Ohanaeze in Owerri

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Ogun cobbler electrocuted while illegally reconnecting neighbours’ electricity

"It is true. He went to help people connect electricity illegally. He was on the electric pole when power was restored. He was electrocuted. The family said they had accepted his death in good faith.