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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report - 101   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Highlights: "[1] WHO [World Health Organization] reminds health authorities to take specific steps to protect health care workers and communities during essential immunization activities during the COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic. [...] [2] WHO AMRO/PAHO [WHO Regional Office for the Americas/Pan-American Health Organization] Director, Dr Carissa F. Etienne, has urged for vaccination programs to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic: 'If we fall behind on routine immunizations, particularly for children, we risk outbreaks, thus overwhelming hospitals and clinics with preventable diseases in addition to COVID-19.' [...] [3] WHO/EURO [WHO Regional Office for Europe] Director, Dr Hans Henri P. Kluge, called for transparent knowledge-sharing, tailored support on the ground, and steadfast solidarity. [...] [4] WHO SEARO [WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia] organized a meeting yesterday with vaccine manufacturers and national regulatory authorities to discuss future COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing in the Region. [...] [5] WHO endeavours to ensure that all Member States have timely and accurate testing capacity for COVID-19."

Report Number:
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report No. 101
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2020-04-30
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World Health Organization
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