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La OMS lleva la información de la COVID-19 a millones a través de WhatsApp, ahora en español

Hoy, la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) está lanzando la versión en español de un servicio de mensajería con WhatsApp y Facebook para mantener a las personas informadas y protegidas del coronavirus.


Similarities and differences – COVID-19 and influenza

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve, comparisons have been drawn to influenza. Both cause respiratory disease, yet there are important differences between the two viruses and how they spread. This has important implications for public health measures that should be implemented to respond to each virus.



PAHO prepares Barbados COVID-19

PAHO Prepares Barbados for COVID-19 Testing

PAHO is implementing a comprehensive plan to support country preparedness efforts for the outbreak associated with the new Coronavirus (COVID-19).


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Carissa F. Etienne

"I believe strongly that good health is rooted in equity, universality, solidarity, and inclusiveness"

Dr. Carissa F. Etienne
Director of the Pan American Health Organization