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Global Cases Top 1.5 Million; WHO Urges Solidarity: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- Global cases of the coronavirus topped 1.5 million, less than a week after surpassing the 1-million mark. New York, the U.K. and Belgium reported their deadliest days so far. Singapore reported its largest daily increase.The crisis will escalate if countries don’t start showing more solidarity, the head of the World Health Organization said, urging the U.S. and China to show “honest leadership” and stop bickering.U.S. Democrats are seeking at least $500 billion in the next stimulu...
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Coronavirus live news: global cases pass 1.5m as UK and US suffer worst daily death tolls

Boris Johnson still in intensive care but condition improves; virus fears halt Saudi military operations in Yemen; global trade could fall up to a third. Follow the latest updates. US sees highest one-day death tollCoronavirus latest: at a glanceUS coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – live See all of our coronavirus coverage 1.20am BST Donald Trump has blamed the World Health Organization for failures in the initial response to the coronavirus pandemic, even threatening ...
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In Trump’s Marathon Briefings, the Answers and the Message Are Often Contradictory

The president does not need adversaries to dispute his statements. He does that all by himself.
Tags: News, China, Xi Jinping, World Health Organization, Cuomo, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Andrew M, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Trump 's Marathon Briefings the Answers


WHO chief: See his response to Trump's threat

The head of the World Health Organization defended the organization's response to the coronavirus pandemic, at one point directly responding to criticisms leveled by President Donald Trump.
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'Please quarantine politicizing COVID,' says Dr. Tedros on Trump, ‘We will have many body bags’

Replying to a question from ScienceInsider about impeached US President Donald Trump's anti-World Heath Organization comments, the WHO's Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus replied, “Please quarantine politicizing COVID.” “We will have many body bags in front of us if we don’t behave,” Dr. Tedros added. From Jon Cohen's story for ScienceInsider: Tedros also indirectly addressed Trump’s criticisms of China’s early handling of the pandemic and claims that WHO is too accommodating to the Chinese gove...
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WHO defends coronavirus response after Trump criticism

The head of the World Health Organization on Wednesday defended the organization's response to the coronavirus pandemic, at one point directly responding to criticisms leveled by President Donald Trump.
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Coronavirus: Trump attacks 'China-centric' WHO over global pandemic

The president says the US may withdraw funding to the World Health Organization for "calling it wrong".
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Turkey: Short Tıme Work Allowance Due To The Force Majeure - Kavlak Law Firm

The World Health Organization declared Covid-19 as a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Moreover, one of the main reasons for apply is force majeure situation.
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European Union: How The EU Passenger Rights Will Be Applied And Interpreted During The Outbreak Of COVID-19 - Kavlak Law Firm

As recognized and declared to be a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020; as of March 25, 2020, COVID-19 ("the virus") has caused around 435,000 confirmed cases with up to 112,000 recoveries...
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WHO Official Warns Against Easing Measures To Combat Coronavirus

GENEVA — The head of the World Health Organization’s Europe office says a trend of decline in the rate of increase in new coronavirus cases does not mean it’s time to relax measures aimed to stop its spread. Dr. Hans Kluge, WHO’s regional director for Europe, also said some countries “are experiencing a rapid increase in cases or a fresh surge,” and called for continued vigilance. He noted measures taken in many countries to shut schools and businesses. “We still have a long way to go in the mar...
Tags: Europe, News, World Health Organization, Geneva, Copenhagen, World Health, Kluge, David Taintor, Coronavirus, COVID-19, 2020 COVID Outbreak AP, Hans Kluge


Fact check: Trump makes false claims about his coronavirus record and voter fraud

President Donald Trump on Tuesday made inaccurate claims about the World Health Organization and delivered more of the false statements that have become a signature trait of his daily coronavirus briefings.
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Fact check: Trump makes false claims about his coronavirus record and voter fraud, misleads about the WHO

President Donald Trump on Tuesday made inaccurate claims about the World Health Organization and delivered more of the false statements that have become a signature trait of his daily coronavirus briefings.
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Ethiopia and Liberia declare states of emergency to curb coronavirus

Ethiopia, Africa's second most populous nation, and Liberia declared states of emergency on Wednesday to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus, a day after cases on the continent surged past 10,000. Various African governments have announced lockdowns or curfews in response to the virus, which was slow to reach many African countries but is now growing exponentially, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). As of Wednesday afternoon, Africa had over 10,900 confirmed infections a...
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Exactly How Airborne Is Coronavirus, Anyway?

From the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, we were urged to be wary of surfaces. Experts knew that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, could linger on door handles, shopping carts, and subway poles for hours, maybe days. But now, researchers are taking a closer look at how the virus travels through the air — and how likely it is to be transmitted through breathing.On 28th March, the World Health Organization tweeted that “COVID-19 is NOT airborne,” noting that it’s mainly transmitt...
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Fact check: Trump makes misleading claims about the World Health Organization

President Donald Trump on Tuesday made inaccurate claims about the World Health Organization and delivered more of the false statements that have become a signature trait of his daily coronavirus briefings.
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Fact check: Trump makes misleading claims about the WHO and his record on the coronavirus

President Donald Trump on Tuesday made inaccurate claims about the World Health Organization and delivered more of the false statements that have become a signature trait of his daily coronavirus briefings.
Tags: News, Stories, Who, World Health Organization, Donald Trump, Trump


Fact check: Trump makes misleading claims about the WHO and his record on the coronavirus

President Donald Trump on Tuesday made inaccurate claims about the World Health Organization and delivered more of the false statements that have become a signature trait of his daily coronavirus briefings.
Tags: Cnn, Who, World Health Organization, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump Walks Back Claim That US Will Put ‘Very Powerful Hold’ On WHO Funding

President Trump is now going after the World Health Organization in response to its criticisms of the U.S. amid the coronavirus pandemic. Trump kicked off Tuesday’s White House coronavirus task force briefing by saying that the U.S. will place a “very powerful hold” on sending funds to the World Health Organization. “The WHO, that’s the World Health Organization, receives vast amounts of money from the United States,” Trump said. “And we pay for a majority, the biggest portion of their money, an...
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Trump threatens to cut WHO funding, China lifts Wuhan travel ban

President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to cut US funding to the World Health Organization, accusing it of bias toward China, where the authorities lifted a two-and-a-half month travel ban on Wuhan, the city that spawned the global coronavirus pandemic. As the United States suffered a record total of nearly 2,000 deaths in the past 24 hours, China reported no new deaths for the first time since the outbreak began in Wuhan in late December. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson remained in ...
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Trump threatens to freeze U.S. funding to the World Health Organization

President Trump on Tuesday said he will "strongly consider" ending U.S. funding to the World Health Organization.The agency "called it wrong" on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Trump said during an evening news conference, and he hinted that WHO officials may have downplayed how bad the outbreak was in its early days. "They should have known and they probably did know," he said.WHO declared the coronavirus a public health emergency on Jan. 30 and a global pandemic on March 11. Trump, who told...
Tags: News, White House, America, World Health Organization, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Peter Navarro


The Latest: European Union science official resigns

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:— New York City records more deaths from virus than 9-11.—Trump criticizes World Health Organization for virus response.—France reaches 10,000 coronavirus deaths.—U.N. estimates loss of 195 millon full-time jobs in 2nd quarter.___BRUSSELS — The chief of th...
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WHO’s Play Apart Together campaign uses games to promote social distancing

Games are being used to educate and keep players inside
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, World Health Organization, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Play Apart Together


Reality bites: Big Brother contestants emerge to a world transformed

People on international game show leave TV isolation to find much changed by coronavirus Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBig Brother contestants around the world are exiting their lengthy periods of isolation on the reality TV show to find that coronavirus has changed the world while they were away.The World Health Organization is recommending that people take simple precautions to reduce exposure to and transmission of the coronavirus, for which there is no specific ...
Tags: Europe, Television, Sweden, Germany, World news, Culture, Canada, Television & radio, Brazil, World Health Organization, Big Brother, Coronavirus outbreak


French doctors' proposal to test Covid-19 treatment in Africa slammed as 'colonial mentality'

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has condemned controversial comments made by French doctors about testing a Covid-19 potential treatment first in Africa, calling the remarks a "hangover from a colonial mentality."
Tags: Africa, Cnn, World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus


Trump Claims ‘China-Centric’ WHO ‘Really Blew It’ When Faced With Coronavirus Threat

President Trump hammered the World Health Organization on Tuesday over its response to the coronavirus pandemic, accusing it of being partial to China and endangering countries by recommending borders be kept open."The W.H.O. really blew it," Trump wrote on Twitter. "For some reason, funded largely by the United States, yet very China centric. We will be giving that a good look. Fortunately I rejected their advice on keeping our borders open to China early on. Why did they give us such a faulty ...
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Turkey: The Effects Of Coronavirus (Covid-19) On Occupational Health And Safety And An Evaluation Within The Scope Of Work Accidents - Kilinc Law & Consulting

Coronavirus epidemic disease that first occurred in Wuhan, China and had a wide impact on the world in a short time, was declared as pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020.
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French doctors' proposal to test Covid-19 cure in Africa slammed as 'colonial mentality'

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has condemned controversial comments made by French doctors about testing a Covid-19 potential treatment first in Africa, calling the remarks a "hangover from a colonial mentality."
Tags: Africa, Cnn, World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus


This Is What Coronavirus Does To Your Body

COVID-19 is a new disease, and as such experts are learning more about it every day. Researchers are racing to develop and test a vaccine and to come up with a functional cure. The uncertainty can be scary, but the good news is that even just a few short months into what’s become a global pandemic, experts have learned a lot about exactly how the SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) attacks the body. And the more we know about the illness, the better equipped we are to protect ourselves a...
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Canada: They're Doing What South Of The Border? Political Pressure In The US To Mandate Payment Of COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance Claims - Gowling WLG

It has been a week since the World Health Organization declared Coronavirus Disease 2019 ("COVID-19") a pandemic.
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Sen. Rick Scott wants congressional probe into World Health Organization's coronavirus response

Florida Sen. Rick Scott, Republican member of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, joins Tucker Carlson on 'Tucker Carlson Tonight.'
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