Information on the Coronavirus Pandemic, updated daily.
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: "It took 67 days from the first reported case to reach the first 100,000 cases. Eleven days for the second 100,000 and just four days for the third 100,000,”
"85% of countries show no evidence of having completed a biological threat-focused simulation exercise in conjunction with the World Health Organization (WHO) in the past year."
"... the overall economy continues to collapse at a staggering pace."
"According to the CDC, in a “worst-case scenario” more than 200 million people could become infected in the United States alone…"
"From Denmark to Slovakia, governments went into aggressive virus-fighting mode with border closings."
"Urbanization in the developing world is bringing more and more rural residents into denser neighborhoods, while population increases are putting greater pressure on the environment. ... These macro trends are having a profound impact on the spread of infectious disease."