“We cannot allow the world to look away”-Patten (Int’l Day Elimination Sexual Violence in Conflict)

Remarks by Pramila Patten, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict and UnderSecretary-General, on the 6th official observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict on the impact of COVID-19 on survivors of conflict-related sexual violence.

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

  • Covid Resilience Ranking: The Best and Worst Place in the Coronavirus Era
  • Mobile World Congress: China Holds Major Expo During Covid-19
  • WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19: Vaccines, variants & herd immunity
  • US marks 50 million Covid-19 jabs in Biden’s first five weeks, outpacing target
  • Hannity: Democrats’ COVID relief bill Pelosi-Schumer ‘payoff’
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