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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report - 44   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Highlights: "[1] Four new Member States (Argentina, Chile, Poland and Ukraine) have reported cases of COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] in the past 24 hours. [2] The WHO [World Health Organization] Prequalification Team announced that the Emergency Use Listing (EUL) is now open to candidate in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) laboratory tests to detect COVID-19 virus. The EUL procedure is developed to expedite the availability of IVDs needed in public health emergency situations. Manufacturers are invited to submit an Expression of Interest. [...3] Disruptions to the global supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) are leaving healthcare workers ill-equipped to care for patients. WHO is working with governments, industry and the Pandemic Supply Chain Network to boost production and secure allocations for critically affected and at-risk countries. [...4] The COVID-19 Operational Planning Guidelines and COVID-19 Partners Platform to support country preparedness and response course in English has been added to OpenWHO."

Report Number:
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report No. 44
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Date:
2020-03-04
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World Health Organization
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World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/
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