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World could have prevented COVID catastrophe: pandemic panel

The catastrophic scale of the COVID-19 pandemic could have been prevented, an independent global panel concluded Wednesday, but a "toxic cocktail" of dithering and poor coordination meant the warning signs went unheeded.

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Removing race from estimates of kidney function: What happens next?

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) announce the concurrent publication of "Special Article: Reassessing the Inclusion of Race in Diagnosing Kidney Diseases: An Interim Report ...

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COVID origins report: the four theories in play

The COVID-19 pandemic origins report looked into four hypotheses as to how the virus entered the human species, ranking them from the most to the least likely.

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WHO experts say COVID probably came to humans from animals

COVID-19 probably passed to humans from a bat via an intermediary animal, an international expert mission to China concluded in a report seen on Monday, with investigators all but ruling out a laboratory leak.

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COVID origins report due out week of March 15: WHO

The international investigation into the COVID-19 pandemic's origins in China will publish its report in the week of March 15, the World Health Organization's chief has said.

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WHO scraps plan for interim report on Wuhan virus mission: WSJ

The World Health Organization has scrapped plans for a team that visited Wuhan, China to probe the origins of the coronavirus pandemic to issue an interim report, The Wall Street Journal reported late Thursday.

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German trial concerts to probe virus infection risks

A German university launched a series of pop concerts under coronavirus conditions on Saturday, hoping the mass experiment with 2,000 people can determine whether large events can safely resume.

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