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UN Roundup - hydroxychloroquine trials discontinued

UN Roundup// Mid Morning Mix // Politics // July 6, 2020

6 July 2020.

On today's UN Round-up:

1 - COVID update on international drug trials to beat the bug: The World Health Organization (WHO) said at the weekend that it was discontinuing its trials of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and combination HIV drug lopinavir/ritonavir. UNICEF/UNITAID announce mass purchase of Dexamethasone for poorer countries.

2 - Pope Francis hails UN Security Council call to get behind UN Chief’s global ceasefire appeal

  • 3 - Art exhibition in Geneva downtown - "Tout en monde"
  • 24 June to 31 August 2020. Free entrance.
  • D10 Art Space Genève, rue Ami-Lullin 6, 1207, Geneva. This is the first time that part of the collection of the Palais des Nations is on display at a venue outside the Palais des Nations. It coincides with the 75th anniversary of the United Nations and 100 years of multilateralism in Geneva since the establishment of the League of Nations.

 

 

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