Tag: World Health Organization

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Samsung donates $5 million to India in support of COVID-19 relief

April 15, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

As reported by SamMobile, Samsung has made a donation of $2.64 million to the Union and State governments in India, with an additional donation of $658,000 planned for the states of Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. Those states alone contain […]

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World Health Organization will offer COVID-19 tips in a new iOS, Android app

March 27, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

While we’re waiting for the fast and cheap COVID-19 testing device from Lancaster University to enter production, the World Health Organization is making another step to help the public in this complicated health situation. The agency is preparing to launch […]

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Want to learn more about Covid-19? WHO’s new WhatsApp bot will text you facts

March 20, 2020

Via: Tech Radar

Just about every news story at the moment is related to Covid-19, which can start to feel a bit overwhelming, especially when there’s misinformation mixed in with the facts. Now the World Health Organization (WHO) has created a WhatsApp bot […]

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Facebook gives WHO free ads to cut down coronavirus misinformation

March 4, 2020


Facebook is letting the World Health Organization (WHO) advertise for free in an effort to combat misinformation on the global coronavirus outbreak. The social network wants you to feel confident that updates are “credible and accurate,” CEO Mark Zuckerberg said […]