The World Health Organization has dismissed claims that the Coronavirus was made at a Chinese lab. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says it backs scientific reports that indicate the virus was transmitted from animals to humans. #DStv403
FDA Director General Eric Domingo pointed out that this timetable rests entirely on manufacturers being able to complete clinical trials and analysis of results of their vaccine this year.
Delegates from the World Intellectual Property Organization’s @WIPO 193 Member States give a standing ovation for Director-General Francis Gurry, whose second and final term as head of the Organization ends on 30 September.
PDEA Director General Wilkins Villanueva asserted there are still many elected officials involved in the drug trade but did not give a specific count.
World director-general tedros ghebreyesus'>Health Organization Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus outlined these three "main areas" countries can emphasize to stem the spread of #Covid19 : 1️⃣Fully-funded public health 2️⃣Strengthened health systems 3️⃣Removed financial barriers to health care
WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus strongly warns against lifting social distancing measures too soon. "The last thing any country needs is to open schools and businesses, only to be forced to close them again because of a resurgence."
WHO director general: "Europe has now become the epicenter of the pandemic." Latest updates:
NEW: WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: "Now that the virus has a foothold in so many countries, the threat of a pandemic has become very real." "But, it would be the first pandemic in history that could be controlled." #coronavirus
BREAKING: WHO Director-General@DrTedros will convene an Emergency Committee on the novel #coronavirus (2019-nCoV) under the International Health Regulations. The Committee will meet on Wednesday, 22 January 2020.
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