The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) published joint statement including the latest advices and updated information regarding COVID-19 virus.
As signed by the WHO Director General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreiesus and ICAO Secretary general Dr Fang Liu, the statement also confirms dedication of the UN specialised agencies to promotion of larger international cooperation in containing the virus and protecting the passengers' health.
The statement emphasises importance that the ICAO and WHO Member States follow standards related to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and that they follow international medical regulations (2005).
Joint statement complements current efforts of the ICAO and WHO as an answer to COVID-19
Statement link: https://www.icao.int/Security/COVID-19/Pages/Statements.aspx
ICAO COVID-19 Facilitation website: https://www.icao.int/Security/COVID-19/Pages/default.aspx
IATA Emergency Response Guidelines: https://www.iata.org/en/programs/safety/health/diseases/#tab-2
ACI Health Priorities: https://aci.aero/about-aci/priorities/health/