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Can masks protect against the new coronavirus infection?

April 6, 2020

Wearing a medical mask can help limit the spread of some respiratory diseases. However, using a mask alone is not guaranteed to stop infections. Their use should be combined with other preventive measures. Watch this short video to find out more. For more information, please visit : https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

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Coronavirus intensive care: inside a London hospital as doctors fight to save lives – BBC News

April 6, 2020
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Live from WHO Headquarters – coronavirus – COVID-19 daily press briefing 06April 2020

April 6, 2020

Originally broadcast live on 06 April 2020, the daily press briefing on coronavirus COVID-19, direct from WHO Headquarters, Geneva Switzerland with Dr Tedros WHO Director-General, Dr Micheal Ryan, Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme, and Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, Technical lead, WHO Health Emergencies Programme with special guests Lady…

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Coronavirus | PM Boris Johnson: ‘Please, please, stick with the guidance’ – BBC

April 3, 2020
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Live from WHO Headquarters – coronavirus – COVID-19 daily press briefing 03 April 2020

April 3, 2020

Originally broadcast live on 03 April 2020, the daily press briefing on coronavirus COVID-19, direct from WHO Headquarters, Geneva Switzerland with Dr Tedros WHO Director-General, Dr Micheal Ryan, Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme, and Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, Technical lead, WHO Health Emergencies Programme with guest Kristalina Georgieva,…

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Coronavirus: Tips to stop the spread of misinformation – BBC News

April 1, 2020
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Live from WHO Headquarters – coronavirus – COVID-19 daily press briefing 01 April 2020

April 1, 2020

Originally broadcast live on 01 April 2020, the daily press briefing on coronavirus COVID-19, direct from WHO Headquarters, Geneva Switzerland with Dr Tedros WHO Director-General, Dr Micheal Ryan, Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme, and Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, Technical lead, WHO Health Emergencies Programme

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Live from WHO Headquarters – coronavirus – COVID-19 daily press briefing 27 March 2020

March 27, 2020

Originally broadcast live on 27 March 2020, the daily press briefing on coronavirus COVID-19, direct from WHO Headquarters, Geneva Switzerland. With WHO Director-General Dr Tedros, Dr Micheal Ryan, Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme, and Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, Technical lead, WHO Health Emergencies Programme.

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Live from WHO Headquarters – coronavirus – COVID-19 daily press briefing 25 March 2020

March 25, 2020

Originally broadcast live on 25 March 2020, the daily press briefing on coronavirus COVID-19, direct from WHO Headquarters, Geneva Switzerland. With WHO Director-General Dr Tedros, Dr Micheal Ryan, Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme, and Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, Technical lead, WHO Health Emergencies Programme.

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Coronavirus explained in 60 seconds – BBC News

March 19, 2020

What actually is the coronavirus? How might it affect you? What can you do to prevent it? The BBC’s Laura Foster explains everything you need to know – in just one minute.

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