LIVE: Media briefing on COVID-19 and other global health issues

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “LIVE: Media briefing on COVID-19 and other global health issues” – below is their description.

World Health Organization (WHO) YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


About This Source - World Health Organization (WHO)

The official public health information Youtube channel of the World Health Organization (WHO).

The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution states its main objective as “the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health”.

Recent from World Health Organization (WHO):

LIVE: Media briefing on monkeypox, COVID-19 and other global health issues

Drowning prevention: celebrating achievements of period 2021-2022

Cerrar la brecha de las vacunas

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

Gao Zhixiao – the face on the cover of Time magazine

One man’s escape from zero-Covid China to seek his American dream

Nightly News Full Broadcast – Aug. 17

CDC director calls for internal review and major overhaul of agency

Live: Climb with 9-year-old Bobby in east China’s Wenzhou

In This Story: World Health Organization

The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency’s governing structure and principles, states its main objective as “the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.”

3 Recent Items: World Health Organization

Tigray crisis ignored due to ‘colour of skin’, says WHO chief

LIVE: Media briefing on monkeypox, COVID-19 and other global health issues

Drowning prevention: celebrating achievements of period 2021-2022

Leave a Comment

We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.