WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Self-Quarantines After Exposure To Coronavirus

GENEVA — The head of the World Health Organization says he has been identified as a contact of a person who tested positive for COVID-19 and will self-quarantine. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus wrote on Twitter late Sunday that he is “well and without symptoms” but will self-quarantine in “coming days, in line with WHO protocols, and work from home.” FABRICE COFFRINI via Getty Images World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced plans to self-quarantine after a person who came in contact with tested positive for coronavirus. The WHO director-general has been at the forefront of the global response to the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected at least 46.5 million people and led to more than 1.2 million deaths, according to a count of confirmed cases by Johns Hopkins University. Tedros’ tweet came the same day as authorities in Geneva, where the U.N. health agency is based, announced a tightening of restrictions aimed to curb the spread of the virus. A recent spike has more than 1,000 new cases recorded each day recently in an area of about 500,000 人们. 每个人都应该得到有关COVID-19的准确信息. 通过今天成为HuffPost会员,支持无付费壁垒的新闻业-并使每个人都免费. HuffPost 冠状病毒指南 这是关于 COVID 抗体的最新科学. 冠状病毒与流感的传播方式有何不同? CDC 对 COVID-19“密切接触者”的新定义对您意味着什么? 假期见祖父母安全吗? 治疗师预测今年将如何塑造我们的心理健康.

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