Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Situation Report - 166   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Highlights: "WHO [World Health Organization] is providing support to bridge a shortfall in oxygen supplies in Iraq. To counter severe shortages, WHO has airlifted 300 oxygen concentrators from WHO's warehouses in the United Arab Emirates. As African countries begin to reopen borders and air spaces, it is crucial that governments take effective measures to mitigate the risk of a surge in infections. The UN Secretary-General, Mr António Guterresin his remarks to the Security Council on the Maintenance of International Peace and Security warned that the COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic has been affecting peace and security around the world. He stated that 'Collective security and our shared well-being are under assault on many fronts led by a relentless disease and abetted by global fragilities.' In Yemen, healthcare workers face a double battle - COVID-19 in a conflict zone. WHO chronicles the work of Dr Sami Al Hajj, a young doctor working at the Science and Technology Hospital in Sana."

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Situation Report No. 166
World Health Organization
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