It's the International Day to End Violence against Women.
1 in 3 🧕🏾👩🏻👩🏼🦰 around the 🌍 experience physical or sexual violence by:
An intimate partner
We must #ENDviolence!
Tools to fight #COVID19:
1️⃣ Physical distancing
4️⃣ Ventilation 🪟
5️⃣ Accurate information
Be your own superhero!
We are #InThisTogether!
We want to help make your Thanksgiving easy as pie! Plan your day the food safe way with this helpful timeline of events.
Allergy Alert Issued for Undeclared Shrimp in Mislabeled Popcorn Chicken from 26 Whole Foods Market Stores https://go.usa.gov/x7fh4
Live NOW with @DrTedros at the @IDLO Assembly of parties ⬇️
LIVE NOW at @IDLO’s Assembly of Parties 2020 Thematic Discussion on Partnering to Advance the #RuleofLaw in Challenging Times. The discussion kicks-off with DG @JanMBeagle’s opening & @WHO DG @DrTedros’ keynote address. Follow on Facebook: https://bit.ly/3hJhX20 #SDG16 #ROL4Dev
Are you 16-25 years old?
Enjoy listening to 🎶music?
If yes, please spare 10mins & participate in our survey on #SafeListening👂🏼:
We are #InThisTogether to beat #COVID19
Here are 5⃣ tips that help you stay safe to protect yourself and others:
🙌 clean hands
😷 wear a mask
📏 stay distant
🤧 cough, sneeze safely
🪟 open windows
How does ventilation keep your homes, schools, offices, shops safe from #COVID19?
@DrMariaNeira explains in #ScienceIn5
There are certain places where #COVID19 spreads more easily:
1️⃣ Crowded places
2️⃣ Close-contact settings
3️⃣ Confined and enclosed spaces
Avoid the 3️⃣ Cs.
Fusion Health and Vitality Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Core Essential Nutrients and Immune Boost Sublingual Vitamin D3 Due to the Unapproved Use of a Food Additive and Unapproved Marketing Statements https://go.usa.gov/x7f2j
Don’t make turkey frying a disaster this #Thanksgiving! Things to remember before, during & after you fry a turkey → https://go.usa.gov/xnbQt
3️⃣ factors that can help you make safe choices when you're in an area of widespread #COVID19 transmission:
(2) Proximity with others
(3) Time you spend there
Dole Fresh Vegetables Announces Limited Recall of Organic Romaine Hearts https://go.usa.gov/x7wtt
This is how you can protect yourself from #COVID19 ⬇️
Can I cook the turkey the day before Thanksgiving? YES! Remember to:
✔️ Cook all the way through to 165°F.
✔️ Carve the meat off & store in small shallow containers.
✔️ Reheat to at least 165°F before serving.
Learn what scientists look for in the different phases of a clinical trial for a #COVID19 vaccine. What does it mean when a vaccine trial is halted due to an adverse event?
@Kate_L_OBrien explains in #ScienceIn5 ⬇️
First time preparing #Thanksgiving turkey? If you have any questions, our Meat & Poultry Hotline will be open on Thanksgiving from 8AM-2PM EST! We’ve got you covered!
Fresenius Kabi Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of a Single Lot of Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride Injection Due to Cross-Contamination of Lidocaine https://go.usa.gov/x7d67
There’s still time to buy your frozen turkey! Remember to keep it in the fridge to thaw until you’re ready to cook! #Thanksgiving #FoodSafety
🆕WHO has made a conditional recommendation against the use of remdesivir in hospitalized #COVID19 patients, as there is currently no evidence that remdesivir improves survival or reduces need for ventilation in these patients.
No country is adequately protecting children’s
•their environment, and
On #WorldChildrensDay and every day, we must build a future fit for children.
#COVID19 vaccines - will they be safe?
@doctorsoumya explains why COVID-19 vaccines are able to be developed so fast ⬇️
Thanksgiving is one week away – the pressure is on! Cooking this special meal does not have to be intimidating. With a few food safety reminders, you can ensure that you will be able to enjoy your Thanksgiving meal while remaining grateful and healthy. https://go.usa.gov/x7pvz
Stop for a second & imagine what life would be like without a toilet. That is the daily reality of over half a billion people.
We know so much more about #COVID19 virus now & we have the tools to stop the situation from getting really bad.
It is about following through & having the discipline and rigor, despite the pandemic fatigue - @doctorsoumya tells @rosemaryCNN @cnni
#COVID19 cannot be beaten one country at a time.
Future COVID-19 vaccines must be available to everyone who needs them, starting with those who need them most in all countries – health and frontline workers, elderly, vulnerable people #ACTogether
Safe & effective vaccines are a powerful tool in fight against #COVID19 virus.
WHO welcomes announcement on the efficacy results of @pfizer @BioNTech_Group vaccine candidate - especially on its effectiveness in elderly, a group at high risk of falling ill or dying of the disease
Thawing a smaller turkey (less than 20 lbs.)? Follow the methods below for tips!
Fresh Express Recalls Limited Quantity of Expired Fresh Express Kit Caesar Supreme Due to Potential Health Risk https://go.usa.gov/x7VxU
The #WHOAcademy has launched its first augmented reality course for #healthworkers on the proper use of #COVID19 personal protective equipment.
This short course is available on the Academy’s mobile learning app for all health workers 🌎🌍🌏:
Thanks @LinkedIn for helping @WHO & myself reach new audiences with life-saving information. I am glad to see that people are finding our updates meaningful. We will continue to provide the world with accurate public health advice, science & solutions.
In our live Q&A #AskWHO later today, we will address challenges children have faced due to #COVID19.
🎤 What are the questions that your children have about the pandemic?
It's World Antimicrobial Awareness Week
The ↗️ of #AntimicrobialResistance is a 🌐 threat.
It can affect anyone,
of any age,
in any country.
Proper use of all medicines 💊 is 🔑 to #StopDrugResistance
Let's unite to preserve antimicrobials!
WHO and @UNDESA calling on leading experts to quantify direct & indirect impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Join the Technical Advisory Group on #COVID19 Mortality Assessment - submit your CV https://bit.ly/2IMQArC
Today is a good day to check your kitchen tools to make sure you have everything you need for a food safe Thanksgiving! Don’t forget things like a meat thermometer, multiple cutting boards & fresh dish towels!
Kanan Enterprises Conducts Voluntary Recall of ALDI Southern Grove On the Go Sweet & Salty Trail Mix Due to Undeclared Almonds https://go.usa.gov/x7yac
🆕 estimates of contribution of #HIV to global #CervicalCancer burden released today. Women living with HIV have a six-fold increased risk of cervical cancer when compared to women without HIV.
🆕global strategy to accelerate the elimination of #CervicalCancer launched today.
It rests on 3 🔑 pillars:
✅Prevention through HPV vaccination
✅Screening & treatment of precancerous lesions
✅Treatment & palliative care for invasive cervical cancer
Today is #WorldPrematurityDay.
Approximately 1⃣ million children around 🌎🌍🌏 die each year due to complications from #preterm birth, and survivors may face a lifetime of ill-health.
Since the start of the pandemic, a total 65 WHO staff stationed in Geneva - working from home and onsite - have tested positive for #COVID19. We have not yet established whether any transmission has occurred on campus, but are looking into the matter.
Say “no” to cross-contamination this #Thanksgiving by practicing safe handling of raw meat & poultry. Remember to keep them and their juices away from cooked or ready-to-eat foods and fresh produce!