Pien Huang Pien Huang is a global health and development reporter on the Science desk. She was NPR's first Reflect America Fellow, working with shows, desks and podcasts to bring more diverse voices to air and online.
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World Health Organization leaders at a press briefing on COVID-19, held on March 6 at WHO headquarters in Geneva. Here's a look at its history, its mission and its role in the current crisis. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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What It Would Take To Lower The Number Of COVID-19 Patients And Flatten The Curve

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Spread Of Coronavirus Accelerates Across Africa

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Global Health Expert Answers The Most Common Coronavirus Questions

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Global Health Expert Answers More Common Coronavirus Questions

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The World Health Organization is is "absolutely critical to the world's efforts to win the war against COVID-19," U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said, after President Trump said he will halt funding to the agency. Here, a WHO staff member inspects a coronaviruus quarantine facility at the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip in March. via REUTERS hide caption

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People get their temperatures taken at the border between Abuja and the Nasarawa State, Nigeria, on March 30. African countries are working to prepare for the rise in cases of COVID-19 as the coronavirus spreads on the continent. Kola Sulaimon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A person wearing protective equipment at a coronavirus testing site for first responders, on Monday in Los Angeles. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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The Coronavirus Is Mutating Relatively Slowly, Which May Be Good News

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