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US ready to exit the World Health Organization

The United States has officially given notice to the United Nations that it will be withdrawing from the WHO.

WHO experts to travel to China at weekend to study Covid-19...

"The best place to start is clearly where the disease emerged in humans first"

Brazilian president tests positive for Covid-19

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has repeatedly defied local guidelines to wear a mask in public, even after a judge ordered him to do so in late June. He has also railed against social distancing rules supported by the World Health Organization.

FACTBOX: The latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

The World Health Organization reported more than 200 000 new cases of the disease globally for the first time in a single day.

EU reopens borders to 14 ‘safe’ countries

27 EU governments have agreed on an initial "safe list" of 14 countries, which excludes South Africa, the United States, Brazil, Russia and Turkey

Infection disease specialist warns US Covid-19 cases could climb to 100...

"If this does not turn around" – a surge that would be more than twice as many as the record so far and three times as many as the original peak in their spring.

WHO to Latin America: Covid-19 deaths could quadruple by October

Countries, states and cities that relax restrictions too soon can be flooded with new Covid-19 cases, warns WHO regional director for the Americas.

Details of Hong Kong national security law published by China

Beijing passes contentious new national security law, setting the stage for radical changes

EU hopes to strike deal on climate change law this year

EU Commission proposed a law in March to make legally binding a goal to slash the bloc's net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050