Marking the Day the First Cases of Covid-19 Were Identified

World Health Organization
Publication Date:
30 December 2020
Africa, Coronavirus

To mark the milestone of the first anniversary of the first report of a cluster of cases of "pneumonia of unknown cause", later identified as a new coronavirus - and to look ahead to 2021 - WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus recorded this message...

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