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First Vaccine

Coronavirus

Coronavirus latest: First vaccine clinical trials begin in the United States The first Phase I clinical trial for a potential COVID-19 vaccine has begun in Seattle, Washington. Four adults, the first of 45 eventual participants, received their first doses of an experimental vaccine developed through a partnership between the US National Institute of Allergy and […]

Statement on the second meeting of the International Health Regulations)

Statement on the second meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) The second meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005) regarding the outbreak of novel coronavirus 2019 in the People’s Republic of China, with exportations to other countries, took place […]

Trump declares COVID-19 national emergency

Trump declares COVID-19 national emergency, details sweeping testing program   President Donald Trump declared a national emergency in the face of growing public health and economic crisis due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. The proclamation of a national emergency allows the president to exercise an array of emergency powers and tap into $50 billion, which […]

WHO

WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 Good afternoon. In the past two weeks, the number of cases of COVID-19 outside China has increased 13-fold, and the number of affected countries has tripled. There are now more than 118,000 cases in 114 countries, and 4,291 people have lost their lives. Thousands more […]