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WHO Draft Report Says Animals Likely Source of COVID-19

BEIJING (AP) — A joint World Health Organization-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario and that a lab leak is “extremely unlikely,” according to a draft copy obtained by The Associated Press. The findings offer little new…

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President Biden’s COVID-19 Plan: 100 Million Shots in the First 100 Days

WASHINGTON (FNN) – President Joe Biden unveiled on Thursday his administration’s plan to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, similar to the one used in response to Hurricane Sandy in 2012. In fact, President Biden announced during his conference that he instructed the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) “to start setting up the first federally supported community…

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WHO Chief Tedros to Quarantine After Contact gets COVID-19

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization says he will self-quarantine after being identified as a contact of a person who tested positive for COVID-19. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus wrote on Twitter late Sunday that he is “well and without symptoms” but will self-quarantine in “coming days, in line with WHO protocols, and…

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WHO Study Finds Remdesivir Didn’t Help COVID-19 Patients

GENEVA (AP) — A large study led by the World Health Organization suggests that the antiviral drug remdesivir did not help hospitalized COVID-19 patients, in contrast to an earlier study that made the medicine a standard of care in the United States and many other countries. The results announced Friday do not negate the previous…

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