WHO to set up pandemic early warning center in Germany
07 May 2021 | 6:05 am
The World Health Organization will establish a center in Germany to monitor emerging pandemic threats in the hopes of preventing the next one. "Viruses move fast. But data can move even faster," the WHO's chief said.
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