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Toxic: How the search for the origins of COVID-19 turned politically poisonous

Apr. 22, 2024 13:03 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The hunt for the origins of COVID-19 has gone dark in China, the victim of political infighting after a series of stalled and thwarted attempts to find the source of the virus that killed millions and paralyzed the world for months. The Chinese government froze...

Biden administration announces new partnership with 50 countries to stifle future pandemics

Apr. 16, 2024 16:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's administration will help 50 countries identify and respond to infectious diseases, with the goal of preventing pandemics like the COVID-19 outbreak that suddenly halted normal life around the globe in 2020. U.S. government officials will...