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Transmission of COVID-19 by asymptomatic cases

Transmission of COVID-19 by asymptomatic cases

Global research on COVID-19 continues to be conducted, including how the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is transmitted. Current evidence suggests that most transmission occurs from symptomatic people through close contact with others. Accordingly, most recommendations by WHO on personal protective measures (such as use of masks and physical distancing) are based on

International Experts in Tobacco Policy say WHO is Blocking Innovation and Wasting Opportunities to Save Millions of Lives

Agency will ‘miss the targets for reducing cancer, heart and lung disease’ DES MOINES – For World No Tobacco Day 2020, an international group of independent experts with no conflicting links to the tobacco or vaping industry has sharply criticized the World Health Organization for its backward-looking approach to innovation and new technology, such as vaping

JOINT STATEMENT FROM UNICEF AND WHO LEBANON Engaging religious leaders in the fight against COVID-19

Faith and positive change for children, families and communities Beirut, 23 April 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic has brought an unprecedented challenge, touching every community in every nation of the world. The pandemic is causing systems of work, education, finance and domestic lives to grind to a halt, affecting nearly every aspect of people’s lives.

The Ministry of Information partners with WHO, UNICEF and UNDP to counter the spread of COVID-19 misinformation in Lebanon

Beirut, 22 April 2020 – As the Lebanese government battles the COVID-19 pandemic, a dangerous epidemic of misinformation has been circulating through different communication channels and in communities since the beginning of the outbreak preventing people to heed official health warnings. To counter the growing scourge of fake news, the Ministry of Information is taking