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WHO suspends clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine over safety concerns

DPI, Guyana, Monday, May 25, 2020 -  The World Health Organization (WHO) today announced that it has suspended the clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine as a possible treatment for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Hydroxychloroquine is a drug used to prevent and treat malaria.

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  • Countries None
  • Published in Health

WHO asks to study pre-Covid-19 pneumonia cases

Geneva, May 5 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) today asked several countries to study early cases of pneumonia before the appearance of Covid-19 in China.

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WHO declares coronavirus a global public health emergency

WUHAN, China (AFP) — The World Health Organization yesterday warned all governments to “take action” over the SARS-like virus spreading from China that has killed 132 people and infected around 6,000 others.

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  • Countries United_Kingdom
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Barbados Is Free Of Active Zika Transmission

BARBADOS,  October 19, 2018 - The World Health Organization (WHO) has removed its Zika virus country classification scheme which categorized Barbados and most of the Caribbean as having active Zika virus transmission.

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  • Countries Barbados
  • Published in Health
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