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Turkey asks if WHO ready for second wave of outbreak

Turkey's Health Minister Fahrettin Koca has asked whether the World Health Organization (WHO) has prepared for a possible second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Koca tabled the question during the weekly teleconference meeting of the WHO, chaired by its director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus, which took place on April 30.

EC Hopes that the World will Raise EUR 7.5 Billion in Donations to Fight COVID-19

The European Union will spare no effort to help the world come together against coronavirus, said Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission, at the joint press conference with a number of world leaders, which the World Health Organization hosted on 24 April.

Remdesivir - Not Effective for Coronavirus Patients

There were hopes that treatment with remdesivir could treat Covid-19.

The search for a cure for the coronavirus across the ocean continues to debate which drug helps and which doesn't. Remdesivir's first tests show that the drug which is used to treat Ebola infected does not offer treatment for COVID-19. Until now, it was thought that it could help fight the epidemic.