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WHO urges countries to make containing coronavirus 'highest priority'

WHO urges countries to make containing coronavirus 'highest priority'

GENEVA (Reuters) - All countries should make containing the outbreak of COVID-19 their top priority, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. The U.N. agency stressed that fighting the epidemic requires countries to work together, and praised Iran for “switching on” to the coronavirus outbreak there and taking a fresh “all of government

WHO says some countries aren’t taking the threat of COVID-19 seriously

WHO says some countries aren’t taking the threat of COVID-19 seriously

Supplied video obtained March 6, 2020 of WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a daily press conference about COVID-19 in Geneva. In the past 24 hours China reported 143 cases and 8 provinces have not reported any cases in the last 14 days. "We are seeing encouraging signs from the Republic of Korea. The number of newly reported cases

Virus is ‘threat for every country, rich and poor’: WHO

Virus is ‘threat for every country, rich and poor’: WHO

The World Health Organization's director general is concerned that some countries are not taking the threat of coronavirus seriously enough. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesuss says that successfully containing the epidemic requires a coordinated international response.

COVID-19 epidemic can be pushed back with concerted approach: WHO

COVID-19 epidemic can be pushed back with concerted approach: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) - The epidemic of COVID-19 coronavirus infection spreading around the world from China can be contained and controlled, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, but only with a concerted response by all the world’s governments. “We are calling on every country to act with speed, scale and clear-minded determination,” the