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WTO postpones major meeting over COVID-19 concerns – sources

Published by Reuters GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Trade Organization (WTO) became the first major diplomatic casualty of the new coronavirus variant on Friday when…

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WHO names new COVID variant omicron, cautions against travel measures

Published by Reuters By Stephanie Nebehay and Alexander Winning GENEVA (Reuters) -The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday classified the B.1.1.529 variant detected in South…

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WHO designates COVID variant found in South Africa as “of concern”

Published by Reuters JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday designated a new COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa with a large…

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Imprimatur

Published by Philippine Star The DOH is seeking the WHO seal of approval. Yesterday we hit the 14-day < 5 percent positivity rate milestone. For…

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US needs more data on Covid variant before curbing travel: Fauci

Published by AFP Washington (AFP) – Senior US government scientist Anthony Fauci said Friday Washington wanted more data on a worrisome new Covid-19 variant first…

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