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Sep 07, 2021

Sep 07, 2021
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G20 pushes for more COVID support for developing nations

As global cases top 220 million, surges continue in Southeast Asia and Oceania.

Aug 12, 2021

Aug 12, 2021
SARS-CoV-2

WHO calls on countries to set aside differences in SARS-CoV-2 origin probe

The next study phase includes examining raw data and stored blood samples.

Apr 01, 2021

Apr 01, 2021
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COVID cases surge in South American, European hot spots

The WHO repeats a call for 10 million vaccine doses for nations that haven't reached vulnerable groups.

Jul 22, 2020

Jul 22, 2020
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Global COVID-19 total tops 15 million cases

In the past day, the US, Brazil, and India reported more than 143,000 new cases combined.

Jun 30, 2020

Jun 30, 2020
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EU travel list excludes US, other COVID-19 hot spots

Also, the Recovery trial announces that a review showed no COVID benefit for a well-known HIV treatment.

Mar 03, 2020

Mar 03, 2020
Respirators

WHO warns of COVID-19-related protective equipment shortage

Three main hot spots saw no slowdown in cases, and Argentina and Chile became the latest countries in the Americas to report their first cases.

Sep 14, 2012

Sep 14, 2012

Latest variant flu cases include rare H1N1 strain

(CIDRAP News) – The number of swine-origin H3N2 (variant H3N2, or H3N2v) influenza cases in the United States has climbed by 9 in the past week, to 305, and another rare swine-origin variant, H1N1v, has cropped up in Missouri, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today.

Aug 06, 2012

Aug 06, 2012

Flu activity widespread in parts of Southern Hemisphere

(CIDRAP News) – Influenza activity is widespread across most of Australia and is running above baseline levels in New Zealand, though activity patterns and circulating virus strains vary among Southern Hemisphere countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its latest global flu update.

Jul 20, 2012

Jul 20, 2012

WHO: Flu picking up steam in Southern Hemisphere

(CIDRAP News) – Flu activity has taken a notable upswing in some Southern Hemisphere countries, including Australia, New Zealand, Bolivia, and Brazil, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today in its regular update.

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