WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) situation report – 116

Data as received by WHO from national authorities by 10:00 CEST, 15 May 2020 Highlights WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, urged countries in the region to lift public health and social measures (so called lockdowns) Read More …

WHO, CDC and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Victims of Credential Dump, Report

Unknown threat actors have allegedly dumped nearly 25,000 email addresses and passwords from notable organizations involved in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, including credentials from prominent health organizations. Hackers have been using information belonging to groups such as World Read More …

WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) situation report – 87

No new country/territory/area reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. Speaking at the COVID-19 media briefing yesterday, WHO Director-General Dr Tedros stressed that our “commitment to public health, science and to serving all the people of the world Read More …

Cyberattacks Target Healthcare Orgs on Coronavirus Frontlines

Recent malware campaigns reveal that cybercriminals aren’t sparing healthcare firms, medical suppliers and hospitals on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. Researchers have shed light on two recently uncovered malware campaigns: one targeting a Canadian government healthcare organization and a Read More …

WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) situation report – 78

Data as received by WHO from national authorities by 10:00 CET 7 April 2020 Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report –78 HIGHLIGHTS One new country/territory/area reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours: São Tomé and Príncipe. Today, 7 Read More …

WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) situation report – 72

  Three new countries/territories/areas reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours: Botswana, Burundi, and Sierra Leone. WHO has released a scientific brief on the off-label use of medicines for COVID-19. A number of medicines have been suggested as Read More …

WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) situation report – 65

Two new countries/territories/areas from the Western Pacific Region [1], and Eastern Mediterranean Region [1] have reported cases of COVID-19. OpenWHO released its introductory video on COVID-19 in Indian sign language yesterday, which is the first sign language resource on the Read More …

It’s time to track people’s smartphones to ensure they self-isolate during this global pandemic, says WHO boffin

Tracking and limiting the movements of overseas travelers, and others suspected to be COVID-19 coronavirus carriers, has proved an essential tool in controlling the pandemic. That’s according to Professor Marylouise McLaws, a technical adviser to the World Health Organization’s Infection Read More …

WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) situation report – 58

One new country/territory/area (European Region [1]) has reported cases of COVID-19. Data presented in the COVID-19 Situation Reports has changed to reflect data reported as of 00:00 CET. As this is the first Situation Report with the new reporting period, Read More …

WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) situation report – 52

Four new countries/territories/areas (French Polynesia, Turkey, Honduras and Côte d’Ivoire) have reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. The Clinical Unit continues to convene clinicians around the globe, twice weekly by teleconference (COVID-19 Clinical Network) to share knowledge Read More …