WHO – The Situation Room by Mark Henley

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Press update on the situation regarding the Coronavirus ( Covid-19) held at WHO headquarters with Dr Tedros Adhanom  Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, Michael Ryan, Executive DIrector WHO Health Emergencies Programme, and Dr Maria van Kerkhove, Technical Lead, WHO Health Emergencies Programme. <br />
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Questions were taken by phone, including from the New York Times, the Daily Telegraph,  and in the room, by journalists from Xinhua, the Chinese state news agency. They included questions like 'what do you have to say to the people of Wuhan who are sacrificing themselves for the world' and, from China CCTV 'Do you not condemn the strike by health workers in Hong Kong'.