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25-08-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: COVID-19 Immunity - WHO

ENG

COVID-19 reinfection seems not to be a ‘regular event’, says UN health agency. There is likely only a slim possibility of people being reinfected with COVID-19, the UN health agency said on Tuesday, following reports in Hong Kong that a man had contracted new coronavirus for a second time after an interval of more than four months.

04-08-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing COVID-19 and Breastfeeding WHO 04AUG2020

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Breastfeeding link to COVID-19 is negligible, says World Health Organization. The risk of COVID-19 infection from breastfeeding is negligible and has never been documented, the UN health agency said on Tuesday, while warning that not using mother’s milk is linked to more than 820,000 child deaths a year, at a cost to the global economy of some $300 billion.

28-07-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: COVID-19 Update WHO

ENG

COVID-19 is not seasonal, says WHO, urges greater respect for physical distancing

21-07-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Yemen Displacement COVID-19 - IOM

ENG

COVID-19 scapegoating triggers fresh displacement in Yemen, warns migration agency

17-07-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Global Humanitarian Response Plan COVID-19 - OCHA - WFP - UNICEF - UNHCR

ENG

Starvation, death from disease and violence can be stopped with $10.3 billion appeal: UN agencies. A huge increase in the number of people facing starvation because of the COVID-19 crisis is only one of the many problems UN humanitarians are concerned about because of the pandemic, they said on Friday.

14-07-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: COVID-19 Migration Yemen - IOM

ENG

In Yemen, thousands of Ethiopian migrants stranded, COVID-19 likely widespread: IOM

10-07-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Food Insecurity In Yemen - WFP

ENG

Covid-19, war and hunger – Yemen’s humanitarian food crisis is becoming worse, warns the World Food Programme (WFP)

03-07-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: COVID-19 Food Insecurity In West and Central Africa - WFP

ENG

WFP: Tens of millions more people to go hungry in Africa this year because of Covid-19

26-06-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

Syria COVID-19 Alert - WHO - WFP - OCHA

ENG

Syrians face ‘unprecedented’ hunger amid impending COVID crisis, warn UN humanitarians

15-06-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

Human Rights Council 43rd Session Resumption

ENG

Human Rights Council picks up again after COVID suspension, to hold racism debate. After a three month long COVID-19-enforced break, the Human Rights Council resumed its work at UN Geneva on Monday, giving the green light to a rare Urgent Debate on racism, alleged police brutality and violence against protesters sickened by the killing of American George Floyd in police custody.