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WHO warns pandemic accelerating, as Brazil reaches 50,000 deaths and Europe eases curbs

Greatest threat is not the virus itself but lack of global solidarity and global leadership: WHO director-general

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Thousands of French danced and partied well into Monday for an annual music festival, the first big blow-out since the lockdown, with most revellers shunning masks and social distancing.

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THE World Health Organization (WHO) sent out a fresh warning on Monday over the dangers of the novel coronavirus even as France returned to life by staging an annual music festival and sending millions of children back to school.

In spite of numerous European countries...

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