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WHO & the USA

COVID-19 is an unprecedented humanitarian crisis that has wreaked havoc on countries, economies, and communities globally. The pandemic has resulted in governments, international and national non-government organizations, and intergovernmental organizations joining hands in solidarity to fight the spread of the SARS-CoV-2. The World Health Organization (WHO) has been at the …

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Florida to release 750 million Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

In May 2020, the US Environmental Agency approved production of the genetically engineered, male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, known as OX5034, by British-based, US-operated company Oxitec. This species of mosquitoes are known to spread deadly diseases like dengue, Zika, chikungunya, and yellow fever. On August 18, 2020, Florida Keys Mosquito Control …

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Trumping COVID-19

Early on October 2, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump, 74, revealed that he had tested positive for the novel corona virus. A day earlier, he had tested positive on a rapid test used for screening White House staff , which was later confirmed by a more accurate lab test. He …

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