What else happened in 2020?
On January 20, Chinese authorities publicly confirm human-to-human transmission of a severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus and by January 30, The World Health Organization declares the outbreak of the disease as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern and on February 11 names the disease COVID-19. It was declared a pandemic on March 11.
On November 8, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 passes 50 million worldwide
The World Health Organization reports six new cases of Ebola of June 1 on a renewed outbreak of the disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Africa is declared free of wild polio on August 25.
The Nobel Price in Medicine is awarded to Harvey Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for their work that led to the discovery of the hepatitis C virus.
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