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Lancet issues correction on paper than prompted WHO to suspend Hydroxychloroquine trial

The World Health Organization (WHO) suspended the hydroxychloroquine trial amid the coronavirus pandemic. The decision comes after the study findings published in The Lancet reported issues on the drug's efficacy and safety. Now, the journal has issued a correction on the figures reported in the study.
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WHO warns overuse of antibiotics for Covid-19 will cause more deaths

Director general says “worrying number” of bacteria are becoming resistant to medicinesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe increased use of antibiotics to combat the Covid-19 pandemic will strengthen bacterial resistance and ultimately lead to more deaths during the crisis and beyond, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday that a “worrying number” of bacterial infections were becoming increasingly ...
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New Ebola Outbreak Declared in Congo City That Last Saw the Virus in 2018

Congo's health minister confirmed the discovery of a new Ebola case in the country's Equateur province, which last saw an outbreak of the highly deadly virus in 2018, ultimately killing 33 people there. From a report: The province's governor, Bobo Boloko Bolumbu, spoke on national radio earlier on Monday, saying there were five likely cases and that four of those infected had already died. He said the cases were found in Mbandaka, the provincial capital, which is home to more than 1 million peop...
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Money Makers: 4 Reasons Why You Should Get A Home-based Job

The world was shocked when the coronavirus suddenly became a pandemic. No one was prepared for battling a scary virus that has high infection rates. CDC and WHO recommended everyone to socially distance themselves and stay at home. The coronavirus or COVID-19 greatly affected businesses. Factories, offices, and retail stores were shut down.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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The WHO heard about Trump's decision to pull out of the organization 'from the media'

On Friday, Trump said the US was ending its relationship with the WHO. On Monday, the WHO director general said that was news to him.
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Lockdowns ease in Florida, Europe with new tourism rules

ROME — The first day of June saw coronavirus restrictions ease from Asia to Europe to the United States on Monday, even as U.S. protests against police brutality sparked fears of new outbreaks.The Florida Keys welcomed visitors for the first time in two months, the Colosseum opened its ancient doors in Rome, ferries restarted in Bangladesh, golfers played in Greece and students returned to classes in Britain.But even as the tourist-dependent Keys took down barriers to allow visitors, Miami-Dade ...
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Bonusly, the platform for employee recognition, raises $9 million Series A

Bonusly, a platform that involves the entire organization in recognizing employees and rewarding them, closed on a $9 million Series A financing round led by Access Venture Partners. Next Frontier Capital, Operator Partners, and existing investor FirstMark Capital also participated in the round. Bonusly launched in 2013 when cofounder and CEO Raphael Crawford-Marks saw the opportunity to reinvent the way employers and colleagues recognize and reward their employees/coworkers. “I knew that, in...
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Coronavirus live news: US sends Brazil 2m doses of hydroxychloroquine, despite safety fears

Spanish PM seeks final extension to state of emergency; Brazil becomes fourth worst country for deaths; pressure builds on South African presidentGlobal report: cases pass 6 million as Donald Trump postpones G7Senior UK adviser has broken trust in policy, say top scientistsCoronavirus latest: at a glance 11.21pm BST Poverty in the occupied West Bank may double as Palestinians are slammed by the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Bank has warned.The Palestinian territorie...
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European Union Leaders Urge U.S. to Reconsider Its Decision to Withdraw From the WHO

European Union leaders on Saturday urged the U.S. to reconsider withdrawing from the World Health Organization (WHO) and stated that “global cooperation and solidarity through multilateral efforts” are the only effective and viable ways to win the battle against coronavirus. Read more...
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The Latest: Pope leads more than 100 in prayer at Vatican

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:— Pope welcomes more than 100 guests to Vatican prayer service— India extends lockdown in some areas, letting others reopen in phases— European Commission urges US to reconsider WHO cuts.___VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is reciting a special prayer for the e...
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Coronavirus live updates: Trump says U.S. will end support for WHO, as death toll nears 103,000

Here are the latest coronavirus updates from around the world.
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Trump decision to leave WHO endangers global health, medical groups say

Groups representing infectious disease doctors, pediatricians and general physicians all protested President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the World Health Organization on Friday, saying it will make it harder to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
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Trump says he's ending U.S. relationship with WHO, president is promptly trashed by AMA

Impeached President Donald Trump announced on a Friday afternoon in the middle of a pandemic that has killed more than 100,000 that he is terminating the relationship between the United States and the World Health Organization. President Trump: We will be today terminating our relationship with the World Health Organization. — Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) May 29, 2020 The President announces he’s terminating the relationship with the WHO pic.twitter.com/FDLwv9VVE9 — Acyn Torabi (@Acyn) Ma...
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Donald Trump announces US plans to sever all ties with WHO – video

Trump has announced that the US will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization and will redirect the funds to 'other bodies'.The US president criticised the WHO, claiming it was 'controlled' by China. Trump also announced the US would begin a process to eliminate policy exemptions that give Hong Kong 'special treatment' due to new security laws imposed on the region by ChinaHealth experts condemn Trump's halting of funding to WHOCoronavirus live news: Donald Trump says US is ...
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Donald Trump says US is ending WHO relationship – video

Trump has announced that the US will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization and will redirect the funds to 'other bodies'.The US president criticised the WHO, claiming it was 'controlled' by China. Trump also announced the US would begin a process to eliminate policy exemptions that give Hong Kong 'special treatment' due to new security laws imposed on the region by ChinaHealth experts condemn Trump's halting of funding to WHOCoronavirus live news: Donald Trump says US is ...
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Coronavirus live news: Donald Trump says US is ending WHO relationship

South Korea postpones reopening of 800 schools; Spain approves minimum basic income schemeUS president says country is terminating relationship with WHONorway and Denmark exclude Sweden from mutual border plansIran tally highest since early AprilCoronavirus latest at a glance 8.16pm BST Trump, who has been embroiled in a long-running diplomatic clash with Beijing, has criticised the WHO for being too forgiving of China since the outbreak began.As he faces criticism of his handling of the epi...
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Trump Says US Will Terminate Relationship With WHO Today

President Donald Trump announced Friday that the United States is will be cutting ties with the World Health Organization later today. From a report: "China has total control over the World Health Organization despite only paying $40 million per year compared to what the United States has been paying, which is approximately $450 million a year," Trump said during a press conference. Trump has repeatedly criticized the WHO's response to the coronavirus, which has hit the U.S. worse than any other...
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Trump Announces U.S. ‘Terminating’ Relationship with World Health Organization

President Trump announced Friday that the U.S. is "terminating" its relationship with the World Health Organization over its failure to enact reforms in response to the administration's criticisms of its handling of the coronavirus pandemic."Because they have failed to make the requested and greatly needed reforms, we will be today be terminating our relationship with the World Health Organization and redirecting those funds to other worldwide and deserving urgent global public health needs,...
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Tobacco industry using 'deadly' tactics to hook kids: WHO

Tobacco companies are deliberately using "deadly" tactics to target children and get them hooked on smoking, the World Health Organization said Friday. Ahead of its World No Tobacco Day on Sunday, the WHO said 44 million children aged 13 to 15 were smoking, while many more pre-teens could be added to that number. "WHO calls on all sectors to help stop marketing tactics of tobacco and related industries that prey on children and young people," the UN health agency said.
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Spain holds minute's silence at start of 10-day mourning period

Spain on Wednesday began a 10-day mourning period with a minute’s silence to remember the dead from the country’s coronavirus crisis. Flags flew at half mast and black crepe bows were attached to the national banner at the beginning of the longest period of mourning since Spain returned to democracy in the 1970s. More than 27,000 people have died from the disease, according to official figures, but the true toll could be far higher. King Felipe, Queen Letizia and their two daughters wore black a...
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Coronavirus live news: European commission proposes €750bn Covid-19 recovery plan

WHO sounds alarm over surge of Covid-19 cases in Latin America; unrest grows in UK PM’s party over Dominic Cummings lockdown breach‘Defining’ moment as EU executive pushes for €500bn in grantsColombia designers make cardboard hospital beds that double as coffins UK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates - live Coronavirus latest: at a glance 4.29pm BST France, Italy and Belgium have begun to halt the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat patients with Covid-19, amid questions about th...
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France Bans Hydroxychloroquine To Treat COVID-19 Amid Safety Concerns

It’s the first ban by a country since the WHO said it was pausing a large trial of the drug due to safety concerns.
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What you need to know about coronavirus on Wednesday, May 27

"For most countries in the Americas, now is not the time to relax restrictions or scale back preventive strategies," the WHO warned.
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Coronavirus live news: WHO sounds alarm over surge of Covid-19 cases in Latin America

Longest official mourning period in Spain’s democracy; unrest grows in UK PM’s party over Dominic Cummings lockdown breach; WHO says Americas are new Covid-19 epicentre. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: Germany to relax travel curbs as Spain mourns Covid-19 victimsTory unrest increases pressure on PM to sack Dominic CummingsAustralia coronavirus – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 9.29am BST The Philippines has confirmed 18 new coronavirus deaths and 380 additional infections, its h...
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Coronavirus live news: South Korea sees biggest one-day jump in cases in weeks as global deaths top 350,000

Longest official mourning period in Spain’s democracy; unrest grows in UK PM’s party over Dominic Cummings lockdown breach; WHO says Americas are new Covid-19 epicentre. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: Germany to relax travel curbs as Spain mourns Covid-19 victimsTory unrest increases pressure on PM to sack Dominic CummingsAustralia coronavirus – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 6.30am BST Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says students will only go back to school if a coronavi...
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Coronavirus live news: Spain begins 10 days of mourning as global deaths pass 350,000

Longest official mourning period in Spain’s democracy; unrest grows in UK PM’s party over Dominic Cummings lockdown breach; WHO says Americas are new Covid-19 epicentre. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: Germany to relax travel curbs as Spain mourns Covid-19 victimsTory unrest increases pressure on PM to sack Dominic CummingsAustralia coronavirus – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 1.52am BST Germany has extended social distancing rules aimed at containing the spread of the coronavir...
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The Country with the Best Covid-19 Response? Mongolia.

Several countries have had solid responses to the Covid-19 pandemic: Taiwan, South Korea, New Zealand, and Hong Kong. But Indi Samarajiva thinks we should be paying much more attention to Mongolia, a country of 3.17 million people where no one has died and no locally transmitted cases have been reported.1 Let’s have that again: 3.17 million people, 0 local cases, 0 deaths. How did they do it? They saw what was happening in Wuhan, coordinated with the WHO, and acted swiftly & decisively in Janu...
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NYSE trading floor reopens for first time in 2 months

By Matt Ott, Ted Shaffrey and Lisa Marie Pane, The Associated Press The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange reopened Tuesday in a largely symbolic step toward economic recovery, and stocks surged, even as the official U.S. death toll from the coronavirus closed in on 100,000, a mark President Donald Trump once predicted the country would never see. With infections mounting rapidly in places like Brazil and India, a top global health official warned the crisis around the world is far fro...
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As coronavirus deaths climb, LA County nursing homes will get watchdog

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday, May 26, to appoint an inspector general to oversee skilled nursing facilities, as nursing homes continue to suffer a huge toll from the coronavirus. The action comes after Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas, District 2, and Board of Supervisors Chair Kathryn Barger, District 5, asked the board to appoint a watchdog to oversee such facilities, which account for more than half of all deaths from COVID-19 in Los Angeles County. As o...
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Coronavirus live news: Putin says Russia past peak of outbreak despite highest daily death toll

WHO warns of second peak as global cases pass 5.5m; Irish taoiseach Leo Varadkar denies picnic with friends was rule breach; world health leaders urge green recoveryGlobal report: ‘disaster’ looms as WHO warns of second peakLeo Varadkar denies picnic with friends broke Covid-19 rulesDominic Cummings refuses to resign or apologise for lockdown breachUK coronavirus updates - liveUS coronavirus updates - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 6.18pm BST France’s coronavirus death toll has risen by...
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