LIVE: The World Health Organization takes questions from social media

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    The World Health Organization (WHO) holds its weekly live event on social media. Speakers will be WHO chief scientist, Soumya Swaminathan and WHO epidemiologist and technical lead on COVID-19, Maria Van Kherkove.

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