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Coronavirus: Trump terminates US relationship with WHO

May 2020 BBC; US President Donald Trump has announced that he is terminating the country’s relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO). The president has accused the WHO of failing to hold Beijing to account over the coronavirus pandemic. “China has total control over the World Health Organization,” the president …

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KENYA: Health worker virus infections rise to 54

May 2020 BusinessDaily; Twenty Kenyan healthcare workers have tested positive for the coronavirus in the past two weeks, bringing the total number of the key frontline personnel in the country’s Covid-19 fight to 54 or 3.3 percent of the 1,618 confirmed cases to date. Health director-general Patrick Amoth, however, said …

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South Africa downgrades lockdown rules, sending 8 million back to work

May 2020 CNBC; South Africa will downgrade its coronavirus lockdown measures to level three on June 1, marking what President Cyril Ramaphosa called a “significant shift” in its approach to the pandemic. The move commences the full reopening of all manufacturing, mining, construction, financial services, professional and business services, information …

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Kenya’s Covid-19 cases rise to 1,286

May 2020 DailyNation; 72 more people have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing total confirmed cases in Kenya to 1,286, Health Chief Administrative Secretary Mercy Mwangangi has said in the latest update. These were from 2,711 samples tested. Of the new cases, 44 are male while 28 are female. Their ages …

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