Widespread COVID-19 vaccinations not expected until mid-2021, WHO says

This post was originally published on this siteGENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization does not expect widespread vaccinations against COVID-19 until the middle of next year, a

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COVID-19 can wipe out health care progress in short order – WHO

This post was originally published on this siteGENEVA (Reuters) – More than 90% of countries have seen ordinary health services disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with major gains in

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Damaged WTO now leaderless as chief Azevedo steps down

This post was originally published on this siteGENEVA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The World Trade Organization’s director-general Roberto Azevedo steps down on Monday, leaving the

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‘Do you really need to party?’ WHO asks as youth fuel second Covid-19 wave

This post was originally published on this siteYoung people must curb their party instincts to help prevent new outbreaks of the Covid-19 disease, officials at the World Health Organisation (WHO)

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Exclusive: UN staffer who complained of sexual assault appeals dismissal – documents

This post was originally published on this siteGENEVA (Reuters) – A policy adviser fired by the U.N. agency fighting AIDS is appealing her dismissal for misconduct, saying she was actually

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Explainer: How the next WTO chief will be chosen and the task ahead

This post was originally published on this siteGENEVA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Eight candidates from Mexico to Moldova are bidding to become the next director-general of the World Trade

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Mexico’s candidate for WTO chief post urges hasty vetting of next leader amid ‘deep crisis’

This post was originally published on this siteGENEVA (Reuters) – Mexico’s candidate to head the World Trade Organization urged members to quickly decide who will lead the

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Siberia temperatures hit record for June as wildfires spread

This post was originally published on this siteGENEVA/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Temperatures in Arctic Siberia soared to a record average for June, more than 5 degrees Celsius (9°F) above

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WHO warns some nations still face ‘long, hard’ battle with COVID-19

This post was originally published on this siteGENEVA (Reuters) – Nations who fail to use all mechanisms available to combat the still-raging coronavirus will struggle to beat it, the World

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RPT-WHO says UK coronavirus testing system is “capable”

This post was originally published on this site(Repeats to fix coding, no changes to text). GENEVA, June 24 (Reuters) – Britain’s coronavirus testing programme could help to give a

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