A guide to WHO’s guidance on COVID-19

A guide to WHO’s guidance on COVID-19

A guide to WHO’s guidance on COVID-19

A guide to WHO’s guidance on COVID-19

There’s a lot of information out there about how governments, health professionals and the general public should respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. WHO has published guidance and advice every step of the way. During health emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic, one of WHO’s most vital roles is to gather data and research from around the world, evaluate it, and then advise countries on how to respond.

WHO warns there’s no going back to ‘old normal’ as coronavirus accelerates in three countries

WHO warns there’s no going back to ‘old normal’ as coronavirus accelerates in three countries

WHO warns there’s no going back to ‘old normal’ as coronavirus accelerates in three countries

The World Health Organization warned Thursday there is no going back to the “old normal” as the coronavirus pandemic accelerates in the United States and poorer, developing countries. Half of all Covid-19 cases reported so far are from the United States, Brazil and India, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a news conference from the agency’s Geneva headquarters.

WHO Report: Aerosols Not Likely To Be Significant Source Of COVID-19 Transmission

WHO Report: Aerosols Not Likely To Be Significant Source Of COVID-19 Transmission

WHO Report: Aerosols Not Likely To Be Significant Source Of COVID-19 Transmission

The World Health Organization has issued a new scientific brief that summarizes what’s known about the different ways the coronavirus can transmit. The ten-page brief, posted July 9, considers all the ways researchers think the coronavirus may be able to spread: through close contact with droplets expelled when an infected person coughs, sneezes, speaks or breathes; through the expulsion of small microdroplets that have the potential to spread over greater distances; and through contaminated surfaces.

World Health Organization chief says coronavirus outbreak is “accelerating”

World Health Organization chief says coronavirus outbreak is “accelerating”

World Health Organization chief says coronavirus outbreak is “accelerating”

The director-general of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said Tuesday the coronavirus outbreak is “accelerating, and we have clearly not reached the peak of the pandemic.” “More than six months in, the case for national unity and global solidarity is undeniable,” he said at a WHO briefing Tuesday.

WHO confirms there’s ’emerging evidence’ of airborne transmission of coronavirus

WHO confirms there’s ’emerging evidence’ of airborne transmission of coronavirus

WHO confirms there’s ’emerging evidence’ of airborne transmission of coronavirus

The World Health Organization confirmed there is “emerging evidence” of airborne transmission of the coronavirus following the publication of a letter Monday signed by 239 scientists that urged the agency to be more forthcoming about the likelihood that people can catch the virus from droplets floating in the air.