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‘Coronavirus’ the most severe crisis we’ve faced: WHO

Covid-19 is easily the most severe global health emergency ever declared by the World Health Organization (WHO), its leader has said. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he would reconvene the WHO’s emergency committee this week for a review. There have been five other global health emergencies: Ebola (two outbreaks), Zika, …

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WHO halts hydroxychloroquine drugs in coronavirus trials

World Health Organization announced on Saturday that it was discontinuing hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir arms for its Solidarity Trial, citing little or no reduction in the mortality of hospitalized COVID-19 patients. The WHO said the decision was in light of the evidence from the Solidarity Trial interim results. “These interim trial …

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Bangladesh 8th in global weekly increase of Covid-19 cases: WHO

Bangladesh ranked 8th in the global weekly increase in new coronavirus cases on Friday, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Bangladesh ranked 8th with 26,598 new Covid-19 cases in the last seven days, WHO Dashboard showed in its pandemic situation in countries, territories, and areas. Meanwhile, Bangladesh is 9th …

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