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WHO highlighted the risk of direct transmission of emerging infectious diseases to humans who come in contact with bodily fluids of an infected animal.
The coronavirus has infected more than 109 million people and killed at least 2.4 million of them.
The Wuhan Institute of Virology has collected extensive virus samples, leading to unproven allegations that it may have caused the original outbreak.
One of China's top virus research labs, the institute built an archive of genetic information about bat coronaviruses after the 2003 outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.
The team's visit to the Hubei Provincial Center for Disease Control comes amid tight Chinese controls on access to information about the virus.
His first executive order was launching his 100-day masking challenge, asking Americans to mask up for 100 days.
In fact, many recent studies have said that the world stands at the edge of a 'post-antibiotic era'. Under this, resistance can spread everywhere and create untreatable infections with antibiotic resistance which can affect anyone, of any age.
WHO Director General Ghebreyesus made the announcement in a video message at an event in which PM Modi inaugurated two future-ready Ayurveda institutions via video conferencing.
"The upcoming festival season and the approaching cold season threatens to aggravate the situation if we let our guards down."
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More than one billion people turn to Google Maps for essential information about how to get from place to place especially during the pandemic when safety concerns are top of mind.
The decision to withhold roughly USD 62 million in outstanding 2020 dues to the WHO is part of President Trump's decision to withdraw from the organisation over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
More than a dozen African countries are currently battling outbreaks of polio caused by the virus, including Angola, Congo, Nigeria and Zambia.