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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Situation Report - 205   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Document: "[1] The COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic, which has killed over 390 000 people in the Americas, is threatening regional plans to eliminate and control infectious diseases including tuberculosis, HIV, hepatitis and others, WHO [World Health Organization] Regional Director for the Americas, Dr Carissa F. Etienne said yesterday. [2] The WHO Regional Office for Europe is convening a Pan-European Commission on Health and Sustainable Development. The Commission will draw lessons on how different countries' health systems have responded to the pandemic and will make recommendations on investments and reforms to improve the resilience of health and social care systems. [3] WHO and the Iraqi Ministry of Health have launched the second phase of a COVID-19 awareness-raising campaign. Teams will distribute more than 360 000 information, education and communication materials, as well as personal protective equipment to approximately 5 million people."

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Situation Report No. 205
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2020-08-12
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World Health Organization
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World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/
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