Virtual COVID-19 conference with WHO chief Tedros and Dr. Fauci

A virtual conference on the COVID-19 pandemic with World Health Organization Director-General Tedros and Dr. Anthony Fauci.

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

  • Touching Tribute: Two Third Graders Inspire A Community
  • Afghanistan Faces Humanitarian Crisis as Health System Nears Collapse
  • “Of course we have received vaccinations” – BTS at the United Nations
  • World Leaders Urge Vaccine Equity for Lower-Income Countries at UN
  • Orphaned by COVID: The pandemic’s impact on Indonesia’s most vulnerable | COVID-19 Special
  • 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

  • Afghanistan Faces Humanitarian Crisis as Health System Nears Collapse
  • Media briefing on the situation in Lebanon & Afghanistan
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