Coronavirus Disease Pandemic

On this page you can find the latest updates from SHINE regarding the current outbreak of new coronavirus.
On this page you can find the latest updates from SHINE regarding the current outbreak of new coronavirus.
WHO mission member says 'extremely unlikely' COVID-19 escaped from Wuhan lab - China Nation News
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WHO mission member says 'extremely unlikely' COVID-19 escaped from Wuhan lab

It is "extremely unlikely" that SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, escaped from a lab in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
Coronavirus origin-tracing mission in Wuhan is independent: WHO - China Nation News
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Coronavirus origin-tracing mission in Wuhan is independent: WHO

WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stressed that it's an independent study which is composed of independent individuals from ten institutions.
No large cluster of COVID-19 in Wuhan before December 2019: WHO expert - China Nation News
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No large cluster of COVID-19 in Wuhan before December 2019: WHO expert

There was no widespread and no large cluster of COVID-19 in or around China's Wuhan in months prior to December 2019, said a World Health Organization expert on Friday.
Expert team on COVID-19 virus origins to publish reports soon: WHO chief - World News
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Expert team on COVID-19 virus origins to publish reports soon: WHO chief

An independent expert team to study the origins of the COVID-19 virus is working on a summary report expected to be published next week.
WHO team rules out virus leak from Wuhan lab - China Nation News
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WHO team rules out virus leak from Wuhan lab

The coronavirus is unlikely to have leaked from a Chinese lab and is more likely to have jumped to humans from an animal, a World Health Organization team has concluded.
WHO recommends masks indoors if ventilation poor - World News
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WHO recommends masks indoors if ventilation poor

The WHO on Wednesday recommended wearing facemasks when indoors with other people, if the ventilation has been deemed inadequate, in an update to its COVID-19 guidance on masks.
Moderna vaccine results 'stunningly impressive,' says Fauci - World News
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Moderna vaccine results 'stunningly impressive,' says Fauci

The United States' top infectious disease scientist on Monday hailed early results from Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine trial as "stunningly impressive." 
Trust in vaccines vital to halting pandemic: WHO - World News
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Trust in vaccines vital to halting pandemic: WHO

She voiced deep concern at growing signs of vaccine hesitancy, with misinformation and mistrust coloring people's acceptance of scientific advances.
Coronavirus 'can survive for 28 days on surfaces': study - World News
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Coronavirus 'can survive for 28 days on surfaces': study

The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 can survive on items such as banknotes and phones for up to 28 days in cool, dark conditions, according to a study.
Experts urge people to keep guard up as COVID-19 lingers in Hong Kong - China Nation News
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Experts urge people to keep guard up as COVID-19 lingers in Hong Kong

Public health experts in HK called for continued efforts to fight the COVID-19 epidemic and urged people not to let their guard down as new cases continued to be reported.
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