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WHO says joint China mission to start coronavirus probe this weekend

15 Feb 2020

GENEVA/LONDON A World Health Organization-led mission to China will start its outbreak investigation this weekend and will focus on how the new coronavirus is spreading and the severity of the disease, the WHO's director-general said on Friday. | Video

WHO says joint China mission to start coronavirus probe this weekend

14 Feb 2020

GENEVA/LONDON A World Health Organization-led mission to China will start its outbreak investigation this weekend and will focus on how the new coronavirus is spreading and the severity of the disease, the WHO's director-general said on Friday. | Video

Fake news makes disease outbreaks worse, study finds

14 Feb 2020

LONDON The rise of "fake news" - including misinformation and inaccurate advice on social media - could make disease outbreaks such as the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic currently spreading in China worse, according to research published on Friday.

Fake news makes disease outbreaks worse, study finds

14 Feb 2020

LONDON The rise of "fake news" - including misinformation and inaccurate advice on social media - could make disease outbreaks such as the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic currently spreading in China worse, according to research published on Friday.

Fake news makes disease outbreaks worse, study finds

14 Feb 2020

LONDON, Feb 14 The rise of "fake news" - including misinformation and inaccurate advice on social media - could make disease outbreaks such as the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic currently spreading in China worse, according to research published on Friday.

Advance team of WHO experts arrives in China to probe coronavirus

10 Feb 2020

GENEVA/LONDON An advance team of World Health Organization medical experts arrived in China on Monday to help investigate the coronavirus outbreak, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.

UPDATE 2-Advance team of WHO experts arrives in China to probe coronavirus

10 Feb 2020

GENEVA/LONDON, Feb 10 An advance team of World Health Organization medical experts arrived in China on Monday to help investigate the coronavirus outbreak, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.

Scientists question work suggesting pangolin coronavirus link

07 Feb 2020

LONDON/BEIJING Independent scientists questioned research on Friday that suggested that the outbreak of coronavirus disease spreading from China might have passed from bats to humans through the illegal traffic of pangolins.

Scientists question work suggesting pangolin coronavirus link

07 Feb 2020

LONDON/BEIJING Independent scientists questioned research on Friday that suggested that the outbreak of coronavirus disease spreading from China might have passed from bats to humans through the illegal traffic of pangolins.

RPT-ANALYSIS-Peak coronavirus? Epidemic forecasts are often wrong but can be useful

07 Feb 2020

LONDON/CHICAGO, Feb 6 Predicting "peak virus" is often destined to fail. But that's not to say it is pointless.

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