Humanitarian Action for Children: Novel coronavirus (COVID-2019) global response

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus) a pandemic. The virus has now spread across the globe and is a common threat to the health of everyone. Global engagement to stop the spread of the pandemic is crucial, especially in countries with weak health and response systems.

These briefs summarize the state of the COVID-19 outbreak as of February and March 2020. It also presents how UNICEF works to mitigate the impacts of the pandemic.

Published 2020-02-19

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