GENEVA (Reuters) – The head of the World Health Organization gave a strident defence of his agency’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday, in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s criticism and suggestion that Washington could review its funding for the agency. FILE PHOTO: Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s health minister said on Wednesday that the country’s attempts to purchase thousands of ventilators from China to fight a growing coronavirus epidemic had fallen through and the government is now looking to Brazilian companies to build the devices. Brazil’s Minister of Health Luiz Henrique Mandetta attends a news conference, amid the
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FILE PHOTO: NFL Football – Oakland Raiders v Chicago Bears – NFL International Series – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, Britain – October 6, 2019 Oakland Raiders’ DeAndre Washington in action with Chicago Bears’ Danny Trevathan Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to a one-year deal with free agent running back DeAndre
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque WASHINGTON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is in intensive care battling the COVID-19 disease, seems to be doing better, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday after
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Police officers are seen outside St Thomas’ Hospital after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent a second night in intensive care after his coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms worsened on Monday. London, Britain, April 8, 2020. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is making steady progress while being treated in intensive care for
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(Reuters) – Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: A man wearing a protective face mask walks on Waterloo bridge while the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez Europe’s struggle for solidarity It’s been a bad 24 hours for Europe in its efforts
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FILE PHOTO: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a press conference ahead of Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., January 31, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen donated funds to provide 750,000 meals to those in need in their new community of Tampa, Fla. Feeding Tampa Bay announced
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist who promised to lead a grassroots political revolution into the White House, suspended his campaign on Wednesday, making former Vice President Joe Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee to face Republican President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election. Democratic U.S. Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders announces to
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FILE PHOTO: Logo of Airbus is pictured at the aircraft builder’s headquarters of Airbus in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) on Wednesday cut production across the board to absorb the hit to manufacturing from the coronavirus crisis. In its largest ever production adjustment, the European manufacturer
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FILE PHOTO: Theatres are seen along West 45th Street as Broadway shows announced they will cancel performances due to the coronavirus outbreak in Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S., March 12, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly (Reuters) – Broadway theaters, among New York’s most-visited tourist attractions, will remain closed through June 7 due to the global
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