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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report - 53   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Highlights: "[1] Five new countries/territories/areas (Jersey, Réunion, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Cuba and Guyana) have reported cases of COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] in the past 24 hours. [2] The WHO [World Health Organization], UN Foundation and partners launched a first-of-its-kind COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund today. The fund will raise money from a wide range of donors to support the work of the WHO and partners to help countries respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. [...] [3] Since the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak, Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) has been a major factor in preventive and mitigation measures. To ensure evidence-based quality guidance and prompt response to global demand, WHO convened a WHO Health Emergencies Programme Experts Advisory Panel for IPC. [...] [4] A team of experts from WHO, Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network partners, the Robert Koch Institute in Germany and the Chinese Center for Disease Control concluded a technical support mission on COVID-19 to Iran on 10 March 2020. During the team's mission in Iran, the Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOHME) launched a national campaign to control COVID19."

Report Number:
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report No. 53
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Date:
2020-03-13
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World Health Organization
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