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The World Health Organization plans to speak with the U.S. government and Gilead Sciences (GILD) about how the experimental remdesivir drug could be made more widely available to treat Covid-19 as data emerges of its effectiveness, CNBC tells us. Last Friday, the Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization, and the U.S. government will coordinate the donation and distribution of remdesivir to hospitals.


World leaders committed $8 billion to research Covid-19 vaccines and therapies at a virtual event convened by the European Union, pledging the money will also be used to distribute any vaccine to poor countries on time and equitably, The Guardian explains. But in a sign of the fractured state of global health diplomacy, the U.S., India, and Russia did not address the event. After a weekend of persuasion, China was represented by its ambassador to the EU.

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  • The WHO should not have any input to Remdesivr allocation to the inital 1.5mm doses being made available to the US Govt, FEMA and HHS. The WHO bears blame for blocked information flow in January. They had 6 weeks knowledge of human to human spread and kept quiet.

    The head of WHO must be forced out, and ALL Chinese managers, deputies and leading scientists and researchers must be expunged. The organization is corrupt and must be cleaned out head to tail.

    Only then can the US restart funding!

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