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Scientists question major hydroxychloroquine study

Experts demanded verification of data and methods used in a study of drugs to treat Covid-19. The study suggested the drugs might have increased deaths.
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Trump announces end of US relationship with World Health Organization

President Donald Trump announced on Friday that the United States will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization, a move he has threatened throughout the coronavirus pandemic and one that earned quick criticism from both sides of the aisle.
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W.H.O. halts coronavirus trials on malaria drug

The World Health Organization temporarily stopped testing hydroxychloroquine, citing safety concerns.

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W.H.O. members reject Trump's demands but agree to study its virus response

The outcome left the United States isolated as officials from China, Russia and the European Union chided Mr. Trump over his heated threats.
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U.S.-China feud over coronavirus erupts at World Health Assembly

China’s president pledged $2 billion to fight the virus, a move the United States criticized as an effort to head off scrutiny of its handling of the pandemic.
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Is 5G going to kill us all?

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The world order is dead. Here's how to build a new one for a post-coronavirus era

U.S. and world leaders have a chance to craft an international system that works for this era. But they have to avoid the mistakes of the past.
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EPA rejects move to strengthen air pollution limits

The Trump EPA announced this week that it will not lower the current limit on particulate air pollution, an action that disappointed but didn’t surprise public health scientists and clean-air advocates.
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The virus-fighting agency Trump gutted (it’s not the WHO)

Under Trump, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has retreated from the international leadership role it once played.
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Trump announces cutoff of new funding for the World Health Organization over pandemic response

The president and conservative allies have accused the U.N. agency of catering to China and slowing global response to the pandemic.
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What pregnant women should know about coronavirus

The risks, so far, seem no greater than for anyone else, but the research is thin and only applies to later stage of pregnancy.
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The virus can be stopped, but only with harsh steps, experts say

Scientists who have fought pandemics describe difficult measures needed to defend the United States against a fast-moving pathogen.
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