The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak of a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) as a public health emergency of international concern.
Precautions and prevention is a priority in supporting preparedness and response efforts across the Secretariat.
Multiple actions have already been taken, including strengthening preparedness of UN health facilities and initial efforts to raise awareness amongst all colleagues.
The latest information from WHO can be found at https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
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