21 Apr 2021

WHO concerned over PNG's Covid-19 outbreak to worsen

From , 6:02 am on 21 April 2021

The World Health Organisation's director-general says Papua New Guinea's struggle with Covid-19 underlines the need for vaccine equity.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus hosted a briefing focused on Papua New Guinea where the number of confirmed covid-19 cases is climbing steadily towards 10,000 and so far over 90 people have died from the disease.

Johnny Blades reports.

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a press conference organised by the Geneva Association of United Nations Correspondents (ACANU) amid the COVID-19 outbreak, caused by the novel coronavirus, on 3 July 2020 at the WHO headquarters in Geneva.

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