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News Government Manufacturing General
September 8, 2020  

Defying US, Xi praises China, WHO for battling coronavirus

Said the country had demonstrated the strengths of its socialist system and traditional Chinese culture.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 3, 2020  

US cuts remaining dues payment to WHO after Trump pullout

Will continue to participate in select WHO meetings and make one-time contributions to specific programs during a one-year wind-down period.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 2, 2020  

US not joining global effort to find COVID-19 vaccine

Trump doesn’t ant to be “constrained” by multilateral groups, claims the WHO is heavily influenced by China.

News Manufacturing General
August 25, 2020  

UN cautions virus plasma treatment still experimental

WHO considers plasma therapy to be experimental and that it should continue to be evaluated.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 9, 2020  

China defends WHO, lashes out at US move to withdraw

Calls the move “another demonstration of the US pursuing unilateralism, withdrawing from groups and breaking contracts.”

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 9, 2020  

Biden proposes $700B-plus `Buy American’ campaign

Proposes tightening current Buy American laws easily circumvented by government agencies.

News General
July 6, 2020  

Scientists urge WHO to acknowledge virus can spread in air

UN health agency said it is aware of the article and is reviewing it with technical experts.

News General
June 16, 2020  

Vaccinations skipped during virus shutdown may lead to other outbreaks

WHO estimates 117 million people worldwide will miss out on vaccinations for preventable diseases due to COVID-19.

News Government General
May 19, 2020  

WHO bows to calls from countries for independent virus probe

Review will focus on lessons learned from WHO’s co-ordination of the global response to COVID-19.

News Government General
May 19, 2020  

Barring Taiwan from WHO a ‘serious’ health concern: Canada, US, allies

Letter says Taiwan’s early success at controlling the pandemic qualifies it for a seat at the World Health Assembly meetings.

News Economy General
May 12, 2020  

China pushes back against efforts to get Taiwan access at WHO

Canada and other nations have called on the WHO to give Taiwan observer status at an upcoming meeting.

News Government Economy General
May 12, 2020  

UN says 8 `top’ candidates for a COVID 19 vaccine exist

Accelerated effort is under way, helped by $8 billion pledged by leaders from 40 countries.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 5, 2020  

Trudeau takes part in EU’s COVID-19 virtual pledging conference

US a no-show, Britain’s envoy to Canada says the distribution of a new COVID-19 vaccine can’t be a competitive process.

News Government General
April 28, 2020  

Trump envoy to Canada defends pause in WHO funding

President accuses international agency of a cover-up and making mistakes in handling the outbreak in China.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 21, 2020  

WHO warns rush to ease virus rules could cause resurgence

Lifting measures must be done gradually to strike the right balance between keeping people healthy and allowing economies to function.