Covid-19 Press

Dr. Tom Frieden on the World Health Organization’s Declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

The declaration of a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC) is warranted and matches the situation on the ground. The PHEIC will allow WHO to go beyond the sound technical information they have distributed to date, and allow them to further lean into the role of global leadership for governments and the private sector.

Rendering of the 2019-nCoV virion. Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/REUTERS

Resolve to Save Lives January 31, 2020

The declaration of a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC) is warranted and matches the situation on the ground. The PHEIC will allow WHO to go beyond the sound technical information they have distributed to date, and allow them to further lean into the role of global leadership for governments and the private sector.

Read this article on Resolve to Save Lives