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GPs have expressed concern that some infants are not being brought for early childhood vaccinations due to fears of contracting Covid-19 in surgeries.(...)

Executive director of WHO’s health emergencies programme Michael Ryan: ‘We need also to be cognisant of the fact that the disease can jump up at any time.’ Photograph: Salvatore di Nolfi/EPA

Countries where coronavirus infections are declining could still face an “immediate second peak” if they let up too soon on measures to halt the outbr(...)

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi. Photograph: Andrea Verdelli/Getty

The United States should stop wasting time in its fight against the coronavirus and work with China to combat it, rather than spreading lies and attac(...)

US president Donald Trump arrives to the weekly Senate Republican meeting in Washington on Tuesday. Photograph: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg

Tensions between China and the United States have escalated further after president Donald Trump warned the World Health Organisation (WHO) that it sh(...)

World Health Organisation director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: ‘We will continue providing strategic leadership to co-ordinate the global response.’ Photograph: Christopher Black/WHO/AFP via Getty

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) vowed on Tuesday to continue to lead the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic, after US presi(...)

World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus during the opening of the World Health Assembly virtual meeting in Geneva. Photograph: Christopher Black/World Health Organization/AFP via Getty Images

The World Health Organization said on Monday an independent review of the global coronavirus response would begin as soon as possible and it received (...)

A member of the US secret service wears a surgical mask as  President Donald Trump arrives for a news conference on the  coronavirus in the White House on Monday. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

When the history is written of how the United States handled the global era’s first real pandemic, March 6th will leap out of the timeline. That was (...)

World Health Organisation director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus meets President Xi Jinping in Beijing on January 28th. Photograph: Naohiko Hatta/Getty Images

The Covid-19 pandemic is turning the World Health Organisation (WHO) into a battleground for superpower rivalry between Beijing and Washington. Though(...)

Director General of the WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

China announced on Thursday it would donate an additional $30 million (€27.7 million) to the World Health Organisation to support the global battle ag(...)

Airport employees unload  material arriving from China, including thousands of masks, at the international airport of Nice, southern France. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP via Getty Images

France has expressed its “disapproval” over disinformation published by Lu Shaye, the Chinese ambassador to Paris, on his embassy’s website by summoni(...)

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