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WHO Reorganizes a Bit

The World Health Organization has announced that it would be reorganizing in a bid to be more streamlined, the New York Times reports.

But the Times says many of the changes seem "merely bureaucratic." For instance, it says one change is to establish a digital health strategy department, while another is to select a chief scientist and an assistant director general for emergency preparedness.

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