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UN launches COVID-19 aid flights to vulnerable developing nations

02-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The UN World Food Programme on Thursday sent a first plane loaded with medical supplies for developing nations especially vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic, aiming to [...]
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WHO stepping up shipments but warns on disruption of vaccine, food supplies

29-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that it is stepping up shipments of diagnostic tests and protective equipment, with a new focus on Latin America where [...]
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UN chief warns against repressive measures amid coronavirus crisis

24-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday the coronavirus could give some countries an excuse to adopt repressive measures for reasons unrelated to the pandemic [...]
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Australia’s PM wants WHO to have ‘weapons inspector’ powers

24-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Australia’s prime minister called Thursday for the World Health Organization to be given powers similar to UN-backed weapons inspectors, allowing their experts to enter [...]
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Australia to pursue coronavirus investigation at World Health Assembly

24-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Australia will push for an international investigation into the coronavirus pandemic at next month’s annual meeting of the World Health Assembly, the decision-making [...]
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Australia says all WHO members should participate in a coronavirus inquiry

23-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:08 AM

All members of the World Health Organization (WHO) should cooperate with a proposed independent review into the spread of coronavirus, Australia’s prime minister Scott [...]
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US says to review if WHO is being run properly

23-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:07 AM

The United States will assess if the World Health Organization is being run properly following President Donald Trump’s pause in US funding to the global body, the [...]
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WHO warns that few have developed antibodies to Covid-19

21-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 9:57 AM

Only a tiny proportion of the global population maybe as few as 2 percent or 3 percent appear to have antibodies in the blood showing they have been infected with Covid-19, [...]
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WHO insists it hid nothing, sounded virus alarm from start

21-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:55 AM

The World Health Organization insisted Monday that it sounded the alarm on the novel coronavirus right from the very start and had hidden nothing from Washington about the [...]
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Timeline Proves WHO Helped China Make COVID-19 Pandemic Worse

17-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheFederalist | 6:02 AM

Did the World Health Organization make the coronavirus pandemic more likely? Undeniably. On Tuesday, President Trump criticised the international health agency for [...]
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Concerns about China’s influence don’t end at the WHO, experts say. They’re calling for sweeping reviews of international bodies

17-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

As the world gasps at US President Donald Trump’s decision to temporarily pull funding from the World Health Organization, public policy experts say Ottawa should [...]
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U.S funds that would have gone to WHO could be given to aid groups Trump officials

17-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The United States could redirect to other aid groups some $400 million it would have paid the World Health Organization this year, senior Trump administration officials said [...]
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It’s Not Just the WHO: How China Is Moving on the Whole UN

17-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Politico | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump has decided to halt US funding for the World Health Organization, accusing it of kowtowing to China in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic by [...]
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Reaction to Trump withdrawing WHO funding

15-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:44 AM

US President Donald Trump has instructed his administration to temporarily halt funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic. [...]
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Trump cuts WHO funding over coronavirus, global death toll mounts

Trump cuts WHO funding over coronavirus, global death toll mounts

15-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:43 AM

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday halted funding to the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, drawing condemnation from infectious [...]
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