WHO officials discuss COVID-19 in the Americas

#WHO #COVID-19 #coronavirus
The World Health Organization #WHO holds a media briefing with the Pan American Health Organization to discuss the rapidly-evolving #COVID19 #coronavirus pandemic in the Americas region.

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-19 Update: TGA approves Pfizer vaccine; Australian rollout details | 7NEWS
  • Vaccine nationalism could cost global economy $9 trillion (ICC report)
  • Kiwis travelling to Australia will once again have to quarantine for 14 days on arrival
  • Cuomo Says ‘Don’t Get Cocky With Covid’ as New York Eases Some Restrictions
  • Keilar calls out Dr. Birx’s post-Trump reputation rehab tour
  • 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

  • Americans Agree on Biden’s Covid Response, Not Immigration
  • COVID-19: Isolation works best ‘under supervision’
  • Fauci Says Vaccines May Not Fight Covid Variants
  • Leave a Comment