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China Rejects Second Probe Into Coronavirus Origin

China has rejected the World Health Organization’s proposal for a second phase of its investigation into the origin of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Zeng Yixin, the vice minister of the Chinese National Health Commission, told…

WHO praises AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial pause

The decision by AstraZeneca to pause global trials of its experimental coronavirus vaccine after an unexplained illness showed the firm was prioritising safety, World Health Organization official Margaret Harris said on Tuesday. “This is…

WHO: AstraZeneca vaccine trial pause a ‘wake-up call’

AstraZeneca’s pause of an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus after the illness of a participant is a “wake-up call” but should not discourage researchers, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) chief scientist said on Thursday.…