? A pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan, China was first reported to the WHO Country Office in China on 31 December 2019.
? WHO is working 24/7 to analyse data, provide advice, coordinate with partners, help countries prepare, increase supplies and manage expert networks.
? The outbreak was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January 2020.
? The international community has asked for US$675 million to help protect states with weaker health systems as part of its Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan.
? On 11 February 2020, WHO announced a name for the new coronavirus disease: COVID-19.
? To stay up to date, follow and on 66顺彩票app, read WHO’s daily situation reports and news releases, and watch our regular press conferences.
66顺彩票app18 March 2020
Real-time training during global emergencies is critical for effective preparedness and response.
The OpenWHO Massive Online Open Courses for COVID-1966顺彩票app provide learning resources for health professionals, decision-makers and the public. More than 320 000 learners have already enrolled.
66顺彩票appAs the pandemic continues to evolve, new resources will be added, additional language versions will continue to be rolled out, and existing courses will be updated to best reflect the changing context.
66顺彩票appThe Massive Online Open Course at has now over 323,000 enrollments for courses. This platform was developed in 2017 as part of pandemic preparedness together with the “managing epidemic” handbook.— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros)
17 March 2020
66顺彩票appThe World Health Organization today called on Member states in South-East Asia Region to urgently scale-up aggressive measures to combat COVID-19, as confirmed cases cross 480, and the disease claims eight lives.
16 March 2020
Chris Martin played a mini gig at home to kick off #TogetherAtHome, a virtual no-contact concert series that aims to promote physical distancing and taking action for global health, presented by WHO and Global Citizen. More Solidarity Sessions are planned to promote health, to show support for people who are staying at home to protect themselves and others from COVID-19, and to encourage donations to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.
66顺彩票app16 March 2020
Countries should test every suspected case of COVID-19.
66顺彩票appIf people test positive, they should be isolated and the people they have been in close contact with up to 2 days before they developed symptoms should be sought out, and those people should be tested too if they show symptoms of COVID-19.
66顺彩票appWHO also advises that all confirmed cases, even mild cases, should be isolated in health facilities, to prevent transmission and provide adequate care.
But we recognize that many countries have already exceeded their capacity to care for mild cases in dedicated health facilities.
In that situation, countries should prioritize older patients and those with underlying conditions.
"We have a simple message for all countries:— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
Test every suspected case.
66顺彩票appIf they test positive, isolate them & find out who they have been in close contact with up to 2 days before they developed symptoms & test those people too"-
15 March 2020
The mission, which comprised experts from the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office and from WHO headquarters in Geneva, held a series of meetings with national health authorities to identify the disease detection dynamics and at-risk populations, in
addition to providing guidance on strengthening response and control measures.
66顺彩票appThe mission also reviewed the Ministry’s overall readiness to deal with a potential increase in case reporting and the priority of establishing an Emergency Operation Centre to speed up action now that the disease has been announced as a global pandemic.
66顺彩票appHead of team of experts Dr. Rana Hajja held a joint press conference with the MOH minister tdy. Dr Hajjih stressed the collective responsibility for containing the spread of the virus by protecting ourselves, families, and the community.— WHO Iraq (@WHOIraq)
13 March 2020
WHO launched the #SafeHands Challenge to promote the power of clean hands fo fight the coronavirus.
66顺彩票appTo support the challenge to encourage people to clean their hands with soap or alcohol-based hand rub, 66顺彩票app created a new #HandWashing emoji.
Heads of State, footballers, singers and more have already taken part, with more people nominated to join the challenge every day.
There are several measures you can take to protect yourself from . One of the most important ones is regular & safe hand hygiene. Here are the steps recommended by ??— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros)
66顺彩票appShow the ?? where and how you wash your hands. Join the WHO challenge!
13 March 2020
66顺彩票appEurope now has more reported cases and deaths than the rest of the world combined, apart from China.
More cases are now being reported every day than were reported in China at the height of its epidemic.
5,000 people have lost their lives to - this is a tragic milestone.— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros)
66顺彩票appEurope has now become the epicenter of the pandemic, with more reported cases and deaths than the rest of the world combined, apart from China.
66顺彩票app13 March 2020
Updated clinical guidance covers:— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
??Early case recognition
??Guidance for care of children, pregnant women, adults & older people
??Infection prevention & control
??Sample collection & an update on investigational therapeutics
13 March 2020
A new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Solidarity Response Fund will raise money from a wide range of donors to support the work of the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners to help countries respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund, the first-of-its-kind, enables private individuals, corporations and institutions anywhere in the world to come together to directly contribute to global response efforts, and has been created by the United Nations Foundation and the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, together with WHO.
WHO, and partners launch first-of-its-kind Solidarity Response Fund.— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
66顺彩票app12 March 2020
A five-day expert mission to Iran with experts from WHO, GOARN partners, Robert Koch Institute in Berlin and the Chinese Center for Disease Control has concluded.
“Everybody in the country is engaged in this response. The right and timely public health measures implemented on [an] adequate scale will make a difference,” said Dr Richard Brennan, WHO Regional Emergency Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Region and mission team lead.
66顺彩票appLooking forward, Dr Brennan said more work needs to be done to protect health workers. The mission also held constructive discussions on ways to advance epidemiological data collection and analysis.
. mission to IR was impressed w/ sanitariums set up to receive recovering patients & mild cases, when needed. The team has shared recommendations on case management, epidemiological analysis, infection prevention/control & monitoring the overall response.— WHO EMRO (@WHOEMRO)
12 March 2020
66顺彩票appDuring its 5-day mission, a team of WHO experts worked with the national response committee on developing a national preparedness and response plan for COVID-19.
The Government of Azerbaijan is contributing to global efforts to address COVID-19, coordinating with neighbouring countries, and has pledged US$ 5 million to WHO’s strategic preparedness and response plan.
66顺彩票app11 March 2020
"WHO has been assessing this outbreak around the clock and we are deeply concerned both by the alarming levels of spread and severity, and by the alarming levels of inaction.
We have therefore made the assessment that COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic.
66顺彩票appPandemic is not a word to use lightly or carelessly. It is a word that, if misused, can cause unreasonable fear, or unjustified acceptance that the fight is over, leading to unnecessary suffering and death.
Describing the situation as a pandemic does not change WHO’s assessment of the threat posed by this virus. It doesn’t change what WHO is doing, and it doesn’t change what countries should do.
We have never before seen a pandemic sparked by a coronavirus. This is the first pandemic caused by a coronavirus.And we have never before seen a pandemic that can be controlled, at the same time."
?? BREAKING ??— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
66顺彩票app"We have therefore made the assessment that can be characterized as a pandemic"-
10 March 2020
66顺彩票appWHO, UNICEF and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) outline critical considerations and practical checklists to keep schools safe, with helpful tips for parents and caregivers, as well as children and students themselves.
66顺彩票appIn coordination with and , we’ve issued guidance for schools, teachers, parents and caregivers for the prevention and control of .— Henrietta H. Fore (@unicefchief)
10 March 2020
WHO is providing guidance to help people manage fear, stigma and discrimination during COVID-19.
In the #AskWHO film below, expert Aiysha Malik answers public questions about mental health and preventing stress during the outbreak.
on mental health during . Ask your questions to our expert Aiysha Malik.— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
9 March 2020
“We are not at the mercy of this virus,” said the WHO Director-General at the 9 March media briefing.
All countries must aim to stop transmission and prevent the spread of COVID-19, whether they face no cases, sporadic cases, clusters or community transmission.
“Let hope be the antidote to fear.
Let solidarity be the antidote to blame.
66顺彩票appLet our shared humanity be the antidote to our shared threat"
"Now that the has a foothold in so many countries, the threat of a pandemic has become very real.— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
But it would be the first pandemic in history that could be controlled.
The bottom line is: we are not at the mercy of this virus"-
8 March 2020
Drawing on existing materials, this guidance describes the preparedness, readiness and response actions for four different transmission scenarios:
66顺彩票app1. No cases
2. Sporadic cases: 1 or more cases, imported or locally detected
3. Clusters of cases in time, geographic location and/or common exposure
4. Community transmission: larger outbreaks of local transmission
Every country should urgently take all necessary measures to slow further spread and to protect health systems from becoming overwhelmed with patients seriously ill with— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
7 March 2020
Marking this sombre moment, WHO reminded all countries and communities that the spread of this virus can be significantly slowed or even reversed through the implementation of robust containment and control activities.
Every effort to contain the virus and slow the spread saves lives. These efforts give health systems and all of society much needed time to prepare, and researchers more time to identify effective treatments and develop vaccines.
Allowing uncontrolled spread should not be a choice of any government, as it will harm not only the citizens of that country but affect other countries as well.
We must stop, contain, control, delay and reduce the impact of this virus at every opportunity. Every person has the capacity to contribute, to protect themselves, to protect others, whether in the home, the community, the healthcare system, the workplace or the transport system.
66顺彩票appToday for the first time 100 countries are reporting cases. This comes after the ?? reached 100,000 cases yesterday. While very serious, this should not discourage us. There are many things everyone, everywhere can and should do now.— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros)
6 March 2020
66顺彩票app"Research—implemented as policy and practice—can save lives and needs to be integrated into the response from the start."
66顺彩票appThe R&D roadmap for COVID-19 outlines research priorities in 9 key areas. These include the natural history of the virus, epidemiology, diagnostics, clinical management, ethical considerations and social sciences, as well as longer-term goals for therapeutics and vaccines.
The draft is on our website. Was developed by a global network of scientists and outlines knowledge gaps and key research priorities for— Soumya Swaminathan (@doctorsoumya)
5 March 2020
66顺彩票appWHO launches a new social media campaign called Be Ready for COVID-19, which urges people to be safe, smart and kind.
'Be Ready' was launched because everyone can prepare for COVID-19, including individuals, governments and businesses.
We're calling on people to Be Safe66顺彩票app by remembering tried & tested public health measures, like regular hand washing & staying at least 1 metre (3 feet) from anyone coughing or sneezing. These ordinary measures are extraordinarily effective at fighting COVID-19.
We're asking people to Be Smart66顺彩票app about COVID-19 by rejecting rumours & taking care to only share information from trusted sources. Everyone should keep informed about what is happening in their area and follow the recommendations of local authorities.
We're reminding people to Be Kind through addressing stigma and looking out for one another - especially the most vulnerable and those in isolation. Compassion can combat #COVID19.
66顺彩票appBelow is a tweet from footballer Paul Pogba getting involved with the campaign.
to beat . Follow advice to Be Ready for— Paul Pogba (@paulpogba)
Key materials:WHO Director-General's opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 - 5 March 2020
5 March 2020
66顺彩票appSpeaking at the COVID-19 media briefing, the Director-General emphasized that the COVID-19 epidemic “can be pushed back, but only with a collective coordinated and comprehensive approach that engages the entire machinery of government.”
66顺彩票appLeadership from the top: We call on country leaders to mobilize their plans, coordinating every part of government, not just the health ministry – security, diplomacy, finance, commerce, transport, trade, information and more – the whole government should be involved.— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros)
4 March 2020
66顺彩票appDr Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO's technical lead for COVID-19, outlines the wealth of knowledge generated about this new disease in just eight weeks.
We are eight weeks into this outbreak: yet we have identified the virus, we have the genetic sequence, PCR & serological assay in use. This wealth of knowledge is unprecedented for a new disease.— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
3 Mar 2020
WHO has shipped nearly half a million sets of personal protective equipment to 47 countries, but the global supply is rapidly depleting.
Shortages are leaving doctors, nurses and other frontline workers dangerously ill-equipped to care for COVID-19 patients, due to limited access to supplies such as gloves, medical masks, respirators, goggles, face shields, gowns, and aprons.To meet rising global demand, WHO estimates that industry must increase manufacturing by 40 per cent.
2 March 2020
Speaking at the COVID-19 media briefing, the Director-General emphasized that the virus is capable of community transmission but can be contained with the right measures.
Our message to all countries is: this is not one-way street. We can push this back.— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros)
Your actions now will determine the course of the outbreak in your country.
There’s no choice but to act now.
2 March 2020
Landing in Tehran, the experts aim to identify transmission dynamics and at-risk populations, as well as provide guidance on strengthening and scaling up the response and readiness efforts.
The mission arrived along with a shipment containing medical supplies and protective equipment to support over 15,000 health care workers and enough laboratory kits to test and diagnose nearly 100,000 people.
The mission will build on the COVID-19 preparedness and response work already underway by WHO's country office in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
A team of experts has landed in Tehran, IR to work w/ health & other authorities to review/support the ongoing response to outbreak in ????. The plane carrying the team also contained a shipment of medical supplies & protective equipment??— WHO EMRO (@WHOEMRO)
1 March 2020
UN Humanitarian Chief Mark Lowcock released US$15 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to WHO and UNICEF to help fund global efforts to contain the COVID-19 virus.
66顺彩票appThis grant will help countries with fragile health systems boost their detection and response operations. It will fund essential activities including monitoring the spread of the virus, investigating cases, and the operation of national laboratories.
$15 million has just been released from to help fund global efforts to contain the .— UN Humanitarian (@UNOCHA)
66顺彩票appThe funds will help countries with fragile health systems boost their detection and response operations.
28 February 2020
66顺彩票appIn a daily COVID-19 press briefing the WHO Director-General said that more than 20 vaccines are in development globally, and several therapeutics are in clinical trials. But we don’t need to wait for vaccines and therapeutics. There are things every individual can do to protect themselves and others today.
"There are 10 basic things that you should know.— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
1?clean your ?? regularly with an alcohol-based hand rub, or wash them with ?? & ??.
Touching your face after touching contaminated surfaces or sick people is one of the ways the can be transmitted"-
27 February 2020
Discussing preparedness for COVID-19, the WHO Director-General listed questions every health minister should be able to answer. Here are a selection:
Daily media briefing on with— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
26 February 2020
66顺彩票appWHO has issued new COVID-19 guidance for businesses and employers, which outlines simple ways to prevent the spread of the virus, things to consider when employees travel and how to get your business ready in case COVID-19 arrives in your community.
26 February 2020
Watch Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO's technical lead on the new coronavirus, answer questions from the public about COVID-19. She begins by explaining how the virus spreads and how to protect yourself from COVID-19. Dr Van Kerkhove was a member of the recent joint mission of experts to China to learn more about the outbreak.
LIVE on with— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
25 February 2020
The WHO Director-General has repeatedly called for "solidarity, not stigma" to address COVID-19.
WHO has worked with UNICEF and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies on a guide to preventing and addressing the social stigma associated with the disease.
It's vital to fight stigma because it can drive people to hide the illness, not seek health care immediately and discourage them from adopting healthy behaviours.
66顺彩票appThis guide includes some tips and messages, as well as dos and don'ts on language when talking about COVID-19.
Given that is a new disease, it is understandable that its emergence and spread cause confusion, anxiety and fear among the general public. These factors can give rise to harmful stereotypes.— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
25 February 2020
The team of 25 international and Chinese experts travelled to several different provinces, with a small group going to Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak.
Among the team's findings was that the epidemic peaked and plateaued between the 23rd of January and the 2nd of February, and has been declining steadily since then. The team also estimates that the measures taken in China have averted a significant number
In a press conference in Geneva on Tuesday 25 February, Dr Bruce Aylward, the mission's lead, reported back on what China has done, its impact and implications.
24 February 2020
A team of experts from WHO and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) will focus on: understanding how events developed, learning from the Italian experience and supporting control and prevention efforts by the authorities.
To limit further human to human transmission, WHO experts will provide support in the areas of clinical management, infection prevention and control, surveillance and risk communication.
Joint team of and is set and ready to help on the ground with ? clinical management ? infection control ? surveillance ? risk communication. Top priority to understand and retain transmission.— Hans Kluge (@hans_kluge)
24 February 2020
66顺彩票appUN Secretary-General António Guterres met with the WHO Director-General and other WHO leaders, receiving a briefing on COVID-19, Ebola and polio. He expressed great admiration for health workers, including in China, who are working tirelessly to save lives. The UN Secretary-General also stressed that there is no space for stigma and discrimination and said we must be guided by science and human rights-based interventions.
As our colleagues continue their relentless work in response to the outbreak, I urge people worldwide to continue following their advice.— António Guterres (@antonioguterres)
We need to rely on science and facts, not stigma and discrimination to get through this outbreak.
"My strong appeal to all countries is to assume their responsibilities and to know that they can fully count on the to support them in that effort," -- UN Secretary-General visits the World Health Organization, meets with , discusses outbreak.— UN Geneva (@UNGeneva)
22 February 2020
WHO’s Director-General and Regional Director for Africa addressed an emergency meeting of ministers of health to agree on a continental strategy for Africa to strengthen preparedness and responses to the COVID-19 outbreak.
It’s great to see African leadership in action. Today’s meeting on convened by the and attended by and partners is a powerful demonstration of collective political commitment to tackling— Dr Matshidiso Moeti (@MoetiTshidi)
22 February 2020
During the past month about 11 000 African health workers have been trained using WHO’s online courses on COVID-19, which are available free of charge in English, French & other languages.
66顺彩票app"During the past month about 11,000 African have been trained using WHO’s online courses on , which are available free of charge in English, French & other languages at "-
— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
21 February 2020
The WHO Director-General appointed six special envoys on COVID-19, to provide strategic advice and high-level political advocacy and engagement in different parts of the world.
The six envoys are:
To reinforce political advocacy on around the globe, named 6 global envoys. Africa is ably represented by Dr , director of , Dr Samba Sow, DG of the Centre for Vaccine Development in +Prof Maha El Rabbat, former Health Min of .— Moussa Faki Mahamat (@AUC_MoussaFaki)
I am pleased to be appointed as one of the Special Envoys for the global response. Thank you for the opportunity. I will contribute as best I can to the collective response effort.
— Dr David Nabarro (@davidnabarro)
21 February 2020
66顺彩票appDr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus emphasised that the window of opportunity to contain the outbreak is “narrowing” and that the international community needs to act quickly, including through financing.
Countries with weaker health systems need the ??'s focus & support now, due to the potential for to spread to those locations.— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros)
We must take advantage of the window of opportunity we have to contain the outbreak. We don't want to look back later & regret failing to act.
18 February 2020
WHO has shipped supplies of personal protective equipment to 21 countries.
By the end of this week, 40 countries in Africa and 29 in the Americas are due to have the ability to detect COVID-19.
66顺彩票app17 February 2020
Based on lessons from H1N1 and Ebola, WHO has outlined planning considerations for organizers of mass gatherings, in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. It has also issued advice on how to detect and take care of ill travellers, who are suspected COVID-19 cases.
15 February 2020
"We must be guided by solidarity, not stigma. The greatest enemy we face is not the virus itself; it’s the stigma that turns us against each other. We must stop stigma and hate."
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called on the international community to use the window of opportunity to prepare for COVID-19 at the Munich Security Conference, a leading global forum on preeminent crises and future security challenges.
"We are encouraged that the steps has taken to contain the outbreak at its source appear to have bought the world time – even though those steps have come at greater cost to China itself," says in his update on at .— Munich Security Conference (@MunSecConf)
12 February 2020
The Crisis Management Team (CMT) mechanism brings together WHO, , , , , , , the and several UN Secretariat departments.
66顺彩票appThe CMT will be managed by the Executive Director of WHO Health Emergencies Programme, Dr Mike Ryan. It will help WHO focus on the health response while the other agencies will bring their expertise to bear on the wider social, economic and developmental implications of the outbreak.
12 February 2020
More than 400 experts and funders met at WHO’s Geneva HQ to accelerate research to stop the COVID-19 outbreak. Featuring updates from the frontlines of the response in China, the meeting addressed issues such as: developing easy-to-apply diagnostics, accelerating existing vaccine candidates and preventing infection.
Last week, I was honoured to be part of the global research and innovation forum on convened by . The discussions we had and decisions made will be key in defining outbreak response activities now and in the long term— Chikwe Ihekweazu (@Chikwe_I)
11 February 2020
Guidelines mandated that the name of the disease could not refer to a geographical location, an animal, an individual or group of people. It also needed to relate to the disease and be pronounceable. This choice will help guard against the use of other names that might be inaccurate or stigmatizing.
?? BREAKING ??— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
"We now have a name for the disease:
I’ll spell it: C-O-V-I-D hyphen one nine – COVID-19"
5 February 2020
With the 2019-nCoV outbreak set to test the resilience of countries, the US$675 million Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan (SPRP) aims to protect states with weaker health systems.
Covering areas ranging from international coordination to country readiness to research and innovation, the SPRP aims to limit transmission, provide early care, communicate key information and minimize social and economic impacts.
30 January 2020
66顺彩票appWHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus declared the 2019-nCoV outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, following a second meeting of the Emergency Committee convened under the International Health Regulations.Acknowledging that cases have been reported in five WHO regions in one month, the Committee noted that early detection, isolating and treating cases, contact tracing and social distancing measures – in line with the level of risk – can all work to interrupt virus spread.
28 January 2020
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus met with China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing about the coronavirus outbreak.
Dr Tedros was joined by WHO Regional Director Dr Takeshi Kasai and Executive Director of the WHO Health Emergencies Programme Dr Mike Ryan, and also met State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi and Minister of Health Ma Xiaowei.
The discussions focused on continued collaboration on containment measures in Wuhan, public health measures in other cities and provinces, conducting further studies on the severity and transmissibility of the virus, continuing to share data, and for
China to share biological material with WHO. These measures will advance scientific understanding of the virus and contribute to the development of medical countermeasures such as vaccines and treatments.
The two sides agreed that WHO would send international experts to visit China as soon as possible to work with Chinese counterparts on increasing understanding of the outbreak to guide global response efforts.
Stopping the spread of the new both in and globally is ’s highest priority. We are working closely with the ???? government on measures to understand the virus and limit transmission.
— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros)
25 January 2020
Covering topics such as why the novel coronavirus is a global threat to human health and how to effectively engage communities in the response, this free online course gives an introduction to the novel coronavirus. It is available for free and online in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.
23 January 2020
On 22-23 February, the WHO Director General convened the Emergency Committee to consider the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in China, with cases also reported in the Republic of Korea, Japan, Thailand and Singapore.
Several Committee members considered it still too early to declare a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), given its restrictive and binary nature. Among other recommendations, the Committee advised that it be recalled in approximately 10 days.
21 January 2020
The delegation observed and discussed active surveillance processes, temperature screening at Wuhan Tianhe airport, laboratory facilities, infection prevention and control measures at Zhongnan hospital and its associated fever clinics, and the deployment of a test kit to detect the virus.
The delegation also discussed public communication efforts and China's plan to expand the case definition for the novel coronavirus, which will build a clearer picture of the spectrum of severity of the virus.
At the end of the visit, the Chinese Government released the primers and probes used in the test kit for the novel coronavirus to help other countries detect it. Chinese experts also shared a range of protocols that will be used in developing international guidelines, including case definitions, clinical management protocols and infection control.
13 January 2020
Officials confirmed a case of the novel coronavirus in Thailand. It was not unexpected that cases of the novel coronavirus would emerge outside of China and reinforces why WHO calls for active monitoring and preparedness in other countries.
On 13 January 2020, the ????’s Ministry of Public Health reported the first imported case of lab-confirmed novel (2019-nCoV) from , ????— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
12 January 2020
66顺彩票appChina shares the genetic sequence of the novel coronavirus, which will be very important for other countries as they develop specific diagnostic kits.
66顺彩票appWhole genome sequences for the novel (2019-nCoV) from the Chinese???? authorities were shared with WHO and have also been submitted by Chinese authorities to the GISAID platform so that they can be accessed by public health authorities, laboratories and researchers.— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
10 January 2020
This information is to help with identifying main gaps, assessing risks and planning for additional investigations, response and control actions.
5 January 2020
WHO published its risk assessment and advice and reported on the status of patients and the public health response by national authorities to the cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan.
4 January 2020
66顺彩票appWHO announced it would work across its 3 levels – country office, regional office and HQ – to track the situation and share details as they emerged.
66顺彩票app has reported to WHO a cluster of cases —with no deaths— in Wuhan, Hubei Province ???? . Investigations are underway to identify the cause of this illness.— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO)
31 December 2019
At the close of 2019, the WHO China Country Office was informed of a pneumonia of unknown cause, detected in the city of Wuhan in Hubei province, China. According to the authorities, some patients were operating dealers or vendors in the Huanan Seafood
Staying in close contact with national authorities, WHO began monitoring the situation and requested further information on the laboratory tests performed and the different diagnoses considered.
Key materials:Disease outbreak news item