At the WHO’s media briefing on COVID-19, the Director-General’s opening remarks included:

“WHO has been assessing this outbreak around the clock and we are deeply concerned both by the alarming levels of spread and severity, and by the alarming levels of inaction.

We have therefore made the assessment that COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic.”

Read the original declaration here:—11-march-2020

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp
On Trend

Latest Stories