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Global HIV toll likely to be far higher owing to COVID-19, warns UNAIDS
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Wednesday, 25 November 2020
Global HIV toll likely to be far higher owing to COVID-19, warns UNAIDS
Countries should adopt ambitious new targets to tackle HIV / AIDS to avoid hundreds of thousands of additional infections and deaths linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN said on Thursday.Read Full Article ...
 
A child infected with HIV every 100 seconds, reveals new UN report
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Tuesday, 24 November 2020
A child infected with HIV every 100 seconds, reveals new UN report
Approximately once every minute and 40 seconds, a child or young person under the age of 20 was infected with HIV last year, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) ha...
 
‘Real hope’ surrounding COVID vaccines ‘cannot be overstated’ – WHO chief
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Monday, 23 November 2020
‘Real hope’ surrounding COVID vaccines ‘cannot be overstated’ – WHO chief
Along with other tried and tested public health measures, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) told journalists on Monday that “there is now real ho...
 
UNICEF planning ‘mammoth operation’ to deliver COVID-19 vaccines
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Sunday, 22 November 2020
UNICEF planning ‘mammoth operation’ to deliver COVID-19 vaccines
UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is working with more than 350 logistics partners, including major airlines, shipping lines and logistics associations from around t...
 
COVID cases surge amid growing threat from antimicrobial resistance – WHO chief 
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Friday, 20 November 2020
COVID cases surge amid growing threat from antimicrobial resistance – WHO chief 
More cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past four weeks than in the first six months of the pandemic, the UN health agency chief told journalists on F...
 
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