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The worldwide death toll is nearing two million as infections surge, especially in North America and Europe.
The UN health agency is praising Canada for controlling outbreaks.
Masks could be a "substitute" for some lockdown measures, researchers at Goldman Sachs say.
The U.S. president claims the WHO is promoting "disinformation."
COVID-19 can develop from ingesting droplets that land on everyday surfaces.
The World Health Organization has upgraded the designation of the novel coronavirus.
The novel coronavirus has killed more than 4,200 people worldwide.
The label provides a "standard format" for future viral outbreaks.
More than 170 people have died in China and around 7,700 have been infected.
The illness is here but Canada is well prepared to deal with it, health officials say.