Michael Ryan, head of the World Health Organisation's Health Emergencies programme, and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO’s director general, taking questions Monday at a briefing in Geneva, Switzerland, updating the situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE Michael Ryan, head of the World Health Organisation's Health Emergencies programme, and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO’s director general, taking questions Monday at a briefing in Geneva, Switzerland, updating the situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE
Michael Ryan, head of the World Health Organisation's Health Emergencies programme, and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO’s director general, taking questions Monday at a briefing in Geneva, Switzerland, updating the situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: WHO still urges quarantine and other ‘containment measures’ despite rising doubts

  • ‘Our objective remains containment,’ says Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organisation director general
  • Taiwan researchers to take part by internet in research forum on Tuesday

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Michael Ryan, head of the World Health Organisation's Health Emergencies programme, and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO’s director general, taking questions Monday at a briefing in Geneva, Switzerland, updating the situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE Michael Ryan, head of the World Health Organisation's Health Emergencies programme, and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO’s director general, taking questions Monday at a briefing in Geneva, Switzerland, updating the situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE
Michael Ryan, head of the World Health Organisation's Health Emergencies programme, and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO’s director general, taking questions Monday at a briefing in Geneva, Switzerland, updating the situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE
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