Coronavirus- Final Project

  • Cases of pneumonia in China

    Cases of pneumonia in China
    Wuhan Municipal Health Commission, China, reported a cluster of cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, Hubei Province. A novel coronavirus was eventually identified.
  • WHO had set up the IMST (Incident Management Support Team)

    WHO had set up the IMST (Incident Management Support Team)
    WHO had set up the IMST (Incident Management Support Team) across the three levels of the organization: headquarters, regional headquarters and country level, putting the organization on an emergency footing for dealing with the outbreak.
  • WHO report on social media

    WHO report on social media
    WHO reported on social media that there was a cluster of pneumonia cases – with no deaths – in Wuhan, Hubei province.
  • First Disease Outbreak News

    First Disease Outbreak News
    WHO published our first Disease Outbreak News on the new virus. This is a flagship technical publication to the scientific and public health community as well as global media. It contained a risk assessment and advice, and reported on what China had told the organization about the status of patients and the public health response on the cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan.
  • Technical guide to advise online

    Technical guide to advise online
    WHO issued a comprehensive package of technical guidance online with advice to all countries on how to detect, test and manage potential cases, based on what was known about the virus at the time.
  • China shared sequence of Covid-19

    China shared sequence of Covid-19
    China publicly shared the genetic sequence of COVID-19.
  • Covid-19 in Thailand

    Covid-19 in Thailand
    Officials confirm a case of COVID-19 in Thailand, the first recorded case outside of China.
  • WHO technical lead do a transmmision of the Covid-19

    WHO technical lead do a transmmision of the Covid-19
    WHO's technical lead for the response noted in a press briefing there may have been limited human-to-human transmission of the coronavirus (in the 41 confirmed cases), mainly through family members, and that there was a risk of a possible wider outbreak. The lead also said that human-to-human transmission would not be surprising given our experience with SARS, MERS and other respiratory pathogens.
  • Expert conducted a brief field visit to Wuhan.

    Expert conducted a brief field visit to Wuhan.
    WHO experts from its China and Western Pacific regional offices conducted a brief field visit to Wuhan.
  • Emergency commite

    Emergency commite
    WHO mission to China issued a statement saying that there was evidence of human-to-human transmission in Wuhan but more investigation was needed to understand the full extent of transmission.The WHO Director- General convened an Emergency Committee (EC) under the International Health Regulations (IHR 2005) to assess whether the outbreak constituted a public health emergency of international concern.
  • Director-General of WHO travelled to Beijing to meet China’s leadership,

    Director-General of WHO travelled to Beijing to meet China’s leadership,
    A senior WHO delegation led by the Director-General travelled to Beijing to meet China’s leadership, learn more about China’s response, and to offer any technical assistance.
    While in Beijing, Dr. Tedros agreed with Chinese government leaders that an international team of leading scientists would travel to China on a mission to better understand the context, the overall response, and exchange information and experience.
  • The WHO Director-General reconvened the Emergency Committee (EC)

    The WHO Director-General reconvened the Emergency Committee (EC)
    This was earlier than the 10-day period and only two days after the first reports of limited human-to-human transmission were reported outside China. WHO’s situation report for 30 January reported 7818 total confirmed cases worldwide, with the majority of these in China, and 82 cases reported in 18 countries outside China. WHO gave a risk assessment of very high for China, and high at the global level.
  • WHO releases the international community's Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan

    WHO releases the international community's Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan
    WHO releases the international community's Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan to help protect states with weaker health systems.
  • WHO convened a Research and Innovation Forum on COVID-19

    WHO convened a Research and Innovation Forum on COVID-19
    WHO convened a Research and Innovation Forum on COVID-19, attended by more than 400 experts and funders from around the world, which included presentations by George Gao, Director General of China CDC, and Zunyou Wu, China CDC's chief epidemiologist.
  • The WHO-China Joint mission,

    The WHO-China Joint mission,
    The WHO-China Joint mission, which included experts from Canada, Germany, Japan, Nigeria, Republic of Korea, Russia, Singapore and the US (CDC, NIH) spent time in Beijing and also travelled to Wuhan and two other cities. They spoke with health officials, scientists and health workers in health facilities (maintaining physical distancing).
  • Alarming levels and spread and severity

    Alarming levels and spread and severity
    Deeply concerned both by the alarming levels of spread and severity, and by the alarming levels of inaction, WHO made the assessment that COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic.
  • Covid-19 solidarity response

    Covid-19 solidarity response
    COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund launched to receive donations from private individuals, corporations and institutions.
  • WHO and partners launch the Solidarity Trial

    WHO and partners launch the Solidarity Trial
    WHO and partners launch the Solidarity Trial, an international clinical trial that aims to generate robust data from around the world to find the most effective treatments for COVID-19.
  • Spain supplants China

    Spain supplants China
    Spain supplants China as the country with the second-greatest number of recorded COVID-19 deaths.
  • Global Deaths

    Global Deaths
    Global deaths surpass 30,000.
  • China reports 48 new cases of the virus

    China reports 48 new cases of the virus
    China reports 48 new cases of the virus, all of which are imported.
  • Japan declares a nation-wide state of emergency.

    Japan declares a nation-wide state of emergency.
    Japan declares a nation-wide state of emergency. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe approves a budget to include a ¥100,000 handout to all citizens regardless of income.
  • President of USA give an announcement

    President of USA give an announcement
    President Donald J. Trump announces he will temporarily suspend immigration to the United States for 60 days by executive order.
  • The WHO reports that there is still no evidence

    The WHO reports that there is still no evidence
    The World Health Organization reports that there is still no evidence that recovered patients are immune from the coronavirus.
  • USA report cases

    USA report cases
    The United States records over one million coronavirus cases.
  • Global cases (more than one million)

    Global cases (more than one million)
    The global total of cases reaches 4 million.
  • WHO Director announces Covid-19 pandemic is responsible for excess deaths

    WHO Director announces Covid-19 pandemic is responsible for excess deaths
    WHO Director announces COVID-19 pandemic is responsible for 159,000 excess deaths in 24 European countries since early March.
  • France reopens services

    France reopens services
    France reopens its beaches, cultural, and sporting centers.
  • Donald Trump want extra economic stimulus

    Donald Trump want extra economic stimulus
    Donald Trump announces he will ask Congress for extra economic stimulus.
  • China Publishes a white paper

    China Publishes a white paper
    China publishes a white paper, defending that it did not try to conceal the virus.