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COVID-19 vaccines won't be ready until early 2021 despite generating immune response, says WHO
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COVID-19 vaccines won't be ready until early 2021 despite generating immune response, says WHO

Mike Ryan, head of WHO's emergencies program, cautioned schools about re-opening until community transmission of COVID-19 is under control.

Coronavirus case numbers are rising in several major countries at the same time, says WHO's Mike Ryan
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Coronavirus case numbers are rising in several major countries at the same time, says WHO's Mike Ryan

The world recorded more than 183,000 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the most in a single day since the outbreak started in December.

WHO takes back statement saying asymptomatic patients spreading COVID-19 is rare, says they can cause 40 percent of transmissions
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WHO takes back statement saying asymptomatic patients spreading COVID-19 is rare, says they can cause 40 percent of transmissions

Maria van Kerkhove said, “Some estimates of around 40 percent of transmission may be due to asymptomatic (cases), but those are from models."

COVID-19 could become endemic like HIV and may never go away: WHO expert Mike Ryan
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COVID-19 could become endemic like HIV and may never go away: WHO expert Mike Ryan

He said, “I think it is important we are realistic and I don’t think anyone can predict when this disease will disappear."

Coronavirus pandemic is accelerating with more than 3,00,000 cases recorded: WHO
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Coronavirus pandemic is accelerating with more than 3,00,000 cases recorded: WHO

It took 67 days from the first reported case to reach first 100,000 cases and only 11 days for the second 100,000 cases

Coronavirus Outbreak: Confident that Japanese government and IOC will not proceed with Olympics, says WHO
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Confident that Japanese government and IOC will not proceed with Olympics, says WHO

While it took 67 days from the first reported case to reach the first 100,000 cases of COVID-19, it took only 11 days for the second 100,000 cases, and just four days for the third 100,000 cases, WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said.

Just for fun: Semi-truck breaks world record by jumping over speeding F1 car
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Just for fun: Semi-truck breaks world record by jumping over speeding F1 car

In this amazing video, stunt driver Mike Ryan drives the truck and jumps 83 feet, seven inches over the speeding F1 car driven by Martin Ivanov.