Articles by World Health Organization (WHO)
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Can Masks Protect against the New Coronavirus Infection?
World Health Organization (WHO) – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Feb 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.→ read full article
Learn about the Novel Coronavirus
World Health Organization (WHO) – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Feb 2020
31 Jan 2020 – What do you know about the novel Coronavirus that is causing a health emergency? Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. Watch this short video to find out more.→ read full article