Global  

WHO officially declares coronavirus a pandemic

Video Credit: Reuters Studio - Duration: 01:11s - Published
WHO officially declares coronavirus a pandemic

WHO officially declares coronavirus a pandemic

The global outbreak of coronavirus has been officially declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organization.

1
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared the coronavirus outbreak as a pandemic.

Speaking in Geneva on Wednesday (March 11), WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he was "deeply concerned both by the alarming levels of spread and severity and by the alarming levels of inaction".

He added: "We have therefore made the assessment that COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic".



Related news from verified sources

Chinese Economy Needs To Prevent A Second Wave Of COVID-19 Pandemic Impact โ€“ Analysis

By Chan Kung and Wei Hongxu* The novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has caused a major impact...
Eurasia Review - Published

All the TV Productions Suspended or Delayed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic (Updating)

All the TV Productions Suspended or Delayed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic (Updating)As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, an increasing number of TV series are delaying or...
The Wrap - Published Also reported by •Eurasia Review



You Might Like


Tweets about this


Related videos from verified sources

Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 Plunges Knife Deeply Into US Stock Market [Video]

Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 Plunges Knife Deeply Into US Stock Market

Wall Streetโ€™s major indexes fell on Tuesday and the S&P 500 was headed for a record first-quarter decline. According to Reuters, that's due to the growing evidence of large-scale economic damage..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:36Published
Data Shows Between 100,000 And 240,000 Americans Dying From Coronavirus [Video]

Data Shows Between 100,000 And 240,000 Americans Dying From Coronavirus

Presiden Donald Trump showed the public some statistical models about the coronavirus pandemic. According to Business Insider, data shows that roughly 100,000 and 240,000 Americans can die from the..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:32Published