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WHO urges mothers to breastfeed even if infected with COVID-19

by on August 3, 2020 0
Mothers should breastfeed their babies even if they have contracted COVID-19, the World Health Organization’s head said on Monday, as the benefits outweigh the risks of infection. “WHO recommends that mothers with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 should be encouraged the same as all other mothers to initiate or continue breastfeeding,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told... Read More

Coronavirus: All you need to know in under 500 words

by on July 7, 2020 0
Virus reported to have originated in China’s Wuhan has killed more than 534,000 people and infected over 11.4 million. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the new coronavirus outbreak, which originated in Wuhan, China, a pandemic.  As of July 7, the global death toll surpassed 538,000 amid more than 11.6 million cases. Over 6.3 million people have... Read More