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Tag Archives: COVID-19 pandemic

WHO warns world in ‘new dangerous phase’ of pandemic

GENEVA: The World Health Organization warned of a “new and dangerous phase” of the coronavirus pandemic with people tiring of lockdowns despite the disease s accelerating spread. The warning came as it emerged the virus was present in Italy in December, months before its first confirmed cases and about the same ...

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Merkel, Macron urge EU to prepare for next pandemic

BRUSSELS: France, Germany and four other EU countries urged the European Union to take a greater role in preparing for any future pandemic, conceding that coronavirus responses had fallen short. There should be a “common European approach” to such challenges in future, wrote France s Emmanuel Macron and Germany s Angela Merkel ...

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Coronavirus – This is like a world war: Bill Gates

LONDON: The coronavirus epidemic has wrought “enormous” global damage on health, wealth and wellbeing, but lockdowns were necessary to avoid millions of deaths, according to Bill Gates. The Microsoft founder, who has dedicated his retirement to addressing global health issues, said it was “reasonable” for people to ask whether such ...

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