WHO has published a handy timeline on its response to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic in January 2020.
It says that the timeline is not exhaustive, but the webpage is a ready reckoner of the myriad activities that constitute WHO’s response to the pandemic.
- Press briefings: More than 70 media briefings as on June 29, 2020. WHO DG’s opening remarks, transcripts, videos and audio recordings for these media briefings have been filed on its website.
- WHO says there have been 23 Member State Briefings and information sessions.
- EPI-WIN, WHO’s information network for epidemics, has convened 60 technical webinars, the technical agency says.
- WHO’s landscape of COVID-19 candidate vaccines lists 17 candidate vaccines in clinical evaluation and 132 in preclinical evaluation.
There have been numerous investigations and reports on the early days of the pandemic. A recent story by AP, is worth a read. China delayed releasing coronavirus info, frustrating WHO