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Even In A Pandemic, WHO Believes That Public Protests Are Important

Monday, June 08, 2020

The World Health Organization, in a press conference on Monday, expressed solidarity with the demonstrations calling for racial justice — and shared advice to reduce the risk of catching COVID-19.

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How Will The U.S. And WHO Fare Without Each Other?

Friday, June 05, 2020

Global health experts weigh in on the short- and long-term consequences of the U.S. breaking ties with the World Health Organization.

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WHO's Measured Reaction To Trump's Pledge To Cut U.S. Ties To The Agency

Monday, June 01, 2020

On Friday, President Trump said he would sever ties — and funding — to the World Health Organization because of its relationship with China. On Monday, WHO offers its first official response.

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What Happened Today: Trump Threatens To Move RNC, Global Impact Questions

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

NPR's global health and development reporter answers listener questions on how the coronavirus is affecting the world at large.

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Fact-Checking And Assessing Trump's Letter Of Rebuke To WHO

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

In his letter threatening to withdraw the U.S. from the World Health Organization and halt all funding, Trump made a number of charges about WHO's handling of the coronavirus crisis.

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What Happened Today: Grocery Prices Spike, Asymptomatic Carriers Questions

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

NPR's global health correspondent answers listener questions about asymptomatic carriers of the coronavirus.

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Fauci Says U.S. Death Toll Is Likely Higher. Other COVID-19 Stats Need Adjusting, Too

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Researchers say the statistics issued about coronavirus cases and deaths do not necessarily reflect the full degree of the pandemic's impact.

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The Coronavirus Is Mutating. That's Normal. Does That Mean It's More Dangerous?

Friday, May 08, 2020

There are various studies looking at changes to the virus genome — and the possible impact on how the virus affects humans. Here's what we know (and don't yet know) about mutations.

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What Happened Today: New Unemployment Numbers, Coronavirus Mutation Questions

Thursday, May 07, 2020

NPR's global health reporter answers listener questions about how the coronavirus is mutating.

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Scientists Identify New Mutations Of The Coronavirus

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Scientists have identified a mutated strain of the coronavirus that has been spreading for the last few months.

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What Is WHO And What Does It Do?

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The organization at the eye of the coronavirus pandemic is taking heat from U.S. critics. Here's a look at its history, its mission and its role in the current crisis.

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6 Solutions To Beat COVID-19 In Countries Where The Usual Advice Just Won't Work

Sunday, April 26, 2020

The advice for keeping the virus at bay in wealthy countries won't necessarily work in low-income countries and in poor communities. So what might help?

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Coronavirus FAQs: Does A Bigger Dose Make You Sicker? Can You Go To The Dentist?

Friday, April 24, 2020

We also discuss the phenomenon of symptom-free cases — how many are there, do we know how much of a role they play in spreading the virus?

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What It Would Take To Lower The Number Of COVID-19 Patients And Flatten The Curve

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Countries worldwide are aiming to prevent a sharp peak in COVID-19 patients. An NPR global health correspondent takes listener questions on flattening the curve and the future of the pandemic.

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Spread Of Coronavirus Accelerates Across Africa

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Millions of people in African countries are at high risk for COVID-19, without good access to doctors or medical equipment. Health officials are focusing on preventing the disease's spread.

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Global Health Expert Answers More Common Coronavirus Questions

Monday, April 20, 2020

Global health expert Dr. Abraar Karan and NPR's Pien Huang answer the most common listener questions on the spread of the coronavirus, its symptoms, testing and treatment.

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Global Health Expert Answers The Most Common Coronavirus Questions

Monday, April 20, 2020

Global health expert Dr. Abraar Karan and NPR's Pien Huang answer the most common listener questions on the spread of the coronavirus, its symptoms, testing and treatment.

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'As Dangerous As It Sounds': Reactions To U.S. Plan To Defund WHO During A Pandemic

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Philanthropist Bill Gates and others warn against undercutting the World Health Organization during a crisis that's being compared to World War II and the Great Depression.

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Trump And WHO: How Much Does The U.S. Give? What's The Impact Of A Halt In Funding?

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Citing undue influence from China on the World Health Organization among other reasons, the president has said he wants to suspend U.S. funding for the global agency pending a review.

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What We Know About The Silent Spreaders Of COVID-19

Monday, April 13, 2020

Some cases of the novel coronavirus are asymptomatic, presymptomatic or mildly symptomatic. Scientists are trying to determine their role in transmission of the disease.

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