WHO asks China about clusters of respiratory disease among children

Posted on AllSides November 23rd, 2023
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The World Health Organization says it has asked the Chinese authorities to share more information regarding a spike in respiratory illnesses and clusters of pneumonia reported among children in the country. According to a statement shared late Wednesday, WHO said it made an official request to China for epidemiologic and clinical information, as well as laboratory results, from the reported clusters. The organization said it also requested details about recent trends showing the circulation of known pathogens including influenza and SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes covid-19. “Since mid-October, northern China...

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