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    GENEVA (Sputnik) - A staffer of the World Health Organization (WHO)'s headquarters in Geneva has tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), a knowledgeable source said on Monday.

    According to the source, the infected person last attended the WHO headquarters on 5 March. The person has entered quarantine and has already received the needed medical assistance.

    None of those who have been in direct contact with the infected person have any COVID-19 symptoms. The WHO has informed all the Geneva-based international agencies that it has started identifying all the contacts.

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    Coronavirus Outbreak Turns Into Pandemic (233)
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