LIVE: WHO Holds Daily Briefing on the Coronavirus Pandemic in Geneva

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    (Oct. 12) Watch live as officials from the World Health Organization hold a briefing on the Covid-19 pandemic in at WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

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