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8. Global & national responses

 

 

A worldwide collaborative and cooperative effort is needed to fight the COVID-19 outbreak. On 11 March 2020, the novel coronavirus was characterized as a pandemic by the WHO. As the central agency for international public health, the WHO is responsible for leading the coordination of global and national effWorld Health Organization declares coronavirus a global health emergencyorts and responses. The WHO is working to analyze data, provide advice, coordinate with partners, help countries prepare, increase supplies and manage expert networks. The WHO has released guidances & materials which are essential reading. In particular, we recommended the following resources from the WHO and other sources on the international management of the pandemic for your perusal.

 

8.1 WHO

8.1.1 World Health Organization declares coronavirus a global health emergency

8.1.2 World Health Organization declares coronavirus a pandemic

 

8.1.3 WHO Warns of Long Road Ahead, May Never Be A ‘Silver Bullet’

8.1.23 WHO Warns of Long Road Ahead, May Never Be A ‘Silver Bullet’

 

8.1.4 WHO Dr Michael Ryan: Lifting Restrictions in Europe Will Cause Coronavirus to Bounce Back

 

 

8.2 World Celebrities

8.2.1 Tesla’s Elon Musk: ‘We’re Working on Ventilators’

8.2.2 Zuckerberg to team up with Bill Gates on coronavirus treatment research

8.2.3 Warren Buffet Interview: Socio-economic Impact

8.2.4 Bill Gates Warns Against Coronavirus Vaccine Going to Highest Bidder — ‘We’ll Have a Deadlier Pandemic’

Bill Gates warns against coronavirus vaccine going to highest bidder — ‘We’ll have a deadlier pandemic’

 

8.2.5 How the pandemic will shape the near future – Bill Gates

8.2.6 Un Chief Calls for ‘meaningful’ Climate Action in Time of Covid-19

UN chief calls for 'meaningful' climate action in time of COVID-19

 

 

8.3 National Responses


8.3.1 Government Officials and Political Opinion Leaders

8.3.1.1 Coronavirus: The Queen gives special address during pandemic – BBC News

8.3.1.2 Coronavirus: Japan to declare state of emergency over Covid-19 pandemic

8.3.1.3 PM Lee on COVID-19: Situation in Singapore under control; not moving DORSCON level to red 

8.3.1.4 Korea foreign minister interview with BBC. COVID-19

8.3.1.5 Dr Vivian Balakrishnan on Singapore-Malaysia ties, COVID-19 and Smart Nation initiatives

 

8.3.1.6 Madeleine Albright Says Global Coordination to Fight Coronavirus Is “Essential”

8.3.1.7 Andrew Cuomo: Face Masks Are A Sign Of Respect

8.3.1.8 United to Offer Hawaii-bound Passengers Coronavirus Tests, A Possible Blueprint for Flights Abroad

 

8.3.1.9 Boris Johnson Urges World Leaders to Unite Against COVID-19 in UN Speech

 

8.3.2 Public Health Polices

8.3.2.1 How South Korea became the ‘model’ for beating the coronavirus

8.3.2.2 Hong Kong battles coronavirus crisis outbreak with 10 Tactics

8.3.2.3 Why is British Columbia Canada’s Safest Province?

8.3.2.4 UN Makes Record $10.3bn Appeal for Pandemic Fight

8.3.2.35 UN Makes Record $10.3bn Appeal for Pandemic Fight

 

8.3.2.5 India Facing Coronavirus Crisis with Healthcare Facilities under Huge Pressure

8.3.2.6 On GPS: How is the Developing World Dealing With Covid?

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8.3.2.7 Virus Puts New Strain on Gaza’s Overwhelmed Health System

Virus Puts New Strain on Gaza's Overwhelmed Health System

 

8.3.2.8 What China Is Doing To Keep 240 Million Schoolchildren Safe From Coronavirus

8.3.3 Testing & Identification

 

8.3.3.1 How CoV testing works?

8.3.3.2 Walk-thru’ test booths offer easier access to COVID-19 screening

8.3.3.3 Coronavirus: Kerala Installs Walk-In Kiosks For COVID-19 Testing

8.3.3.4 For Quick Coronavirus Testing, Israel Turns to a Clever Algorithm

For Quick Coronavirus Testing, Israel Turns to a Clever Algorithm

 

8.3.3.5 Abbott’s $5 Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Test Gets Emergency-Use Status From FDA

Abbott’s $5 Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Test Gets Emergency-Use Status From FDA

 

8.3.3.6 Oxford Developers of Rapid Covid-19 Test Awarded RAEng President’s Special Award

Oxford developers of rapid Covid-19 test awarded RAEng President's Special Award

 

 

8.3.3.7 How We Can Contain Covid-19 Without a Vaccine

How we can contain Covid-19 without a vaccine

8.3.3.8 Can Dogs Sniff Out Coronavirus?

8.3.3.9 What Is a False Positive?

8.3.3.17 What Is a False Positive

 

8.3.3.10 Direct Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Using CRISPR-Cas13a and a Mobile Phone

8.3.3.20 Direct Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Using CRISPR-Cas13a and a Mobile Phone

 

8.3.4 Isolation & Quarantine

8.3.4.1 COVID-19: What is self-isolation and how do you self-isolate?

8.3.4.2 How does the COVID-19 quarantine work?

8.3.5 Herd Immunity

8.3.5.1 Dan Patrick: “Grandparents would be willing to die to save the economy for their grandchildren”

8.3.5.2 Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID19 mortality and healthcare demand

8.3.5.3 Coronavirus: Spanish Study Casts Doubt on Herd Immunity Feasibility

Coronavirus Spanish Study Casts Doubt on Herd Immunity Feasibility

 

8.3.5.4 Coronavirus: Immunity to Covid-19 Can Vanish in Months, Study Suggests

Immunity to Covid-19 can vanish in months, study suggests

 

8.3.6 Lockdown

8.3.6.1 The lockdown: One month in Wuhan

8.3.6.2 What Life After Lockdown Might Look LikeNew York City streets empty

8.3.6.3 How Well Did the Global Coronavirus Lockdown Work?