Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.
Institutions from UN Lebanon, the Lebanese government and the civil society urge all individuals and sectors to strengthen the preventive measures against COVID-19
The United Nations Development Programme and the Disaster Risk Management Unit at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers in partnership with the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities, the Ministry of Public Health, the Lebanese Red Cross, UNICEF, and the World Health Organization, launched a three-pillar national campaign on Wednesday. The campaign aims to raise awareness among the Lebanese on the importance of closely following precautionary measures to avoid the rise of a second wave of the novel Coronavirus.
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