Soumya Swaminathan ( @doctorsoumya ) Twitter Profile

doctorsoumya

Soumya Swaminathan

Chief Scientist, World Health Organization, tweeting in personal capacity

Geneva, Switzerland

Joined on 14 October, 2014

http://www.who.int

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Quoted @DrTedros

The @EurasiaGroup’s analysis explains that global equitable access to #COVID19 vaccines will generate estimated economic benefits of at least $153 billion in 2020–21, and $466 billion by 2025, in 10 major economies. #ACTogether #UNGASS

Replying to @MSuzman: Here's the data: Ensuring equitable access to safe & effective #COVID19 vaccines is not only the right thing to do but it's a…

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Quoted @DrTedros

Thank you @UN_PGA on your leadership and support to end the pandemic. I look forward to joining the @UN General Assembly special session on #COVID19. We must #ACTogether!
#UNGASS

Looking forward to speaking at the Vaccines science panel at the @UN special session on #COVID19 with @DrTedros @GaviSeth @CEPIvaccines @adarpoonawalla @AlbertBourla @BioNTech_Group

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Replying to @DrTedros: The @EurasiaGroup’s analysis explains that global equitable access to #COVID19 vaccines will generate estimated economic bene…

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Replying to @WHO: All #HealthWorkers, including those providing support to people with disability should follow the WHO guidance to 👩‍⚕️ 👨‍⚕️ during…

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Replying to @WHO: The #COVID19 pandemic provides a unique opportunity to build back better our health systems so that they are more inclusive and re…

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Quoted @Twitter

2020 in one word

Science

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Quoted @WHO

Here is the link to the WHO updated guidance on when and where the public and #healthworkers should #WearAMask 👉

Updated guidance from @WHO on when and where to wear a mask

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Replying to @WHO: This is how children can #WearAMask properly 😷

Read more about children & masks in relation to #COVID19 👉…

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Replying to @WHO: Watch this explainer about the three layers a fabric mask should have to protect you from #COVID19.

#WearAMask

https://t.co/g053…

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Replying to @WHO: Here are some tips on how to make your own fabric mask 😷

#COVID19 #WearAMask

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Replying to @WHO: 😷 How to wear a non-medical fabric mask safely: Do’s

More:

#COVID19 #WearAMask

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Replying to @WHO: Watch this video to see how and when to use a medical mask 😷 during #COVID19

#WearAMask

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Replying to @florian_krammer: For everybody worried that RNA vaccines are now tested for the first time in humans. That is actually not the case. Se…

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Replying to @HelenBranswell: 3. As this graph shows, there's been a lot of death from pneumonia, #influenza & #Covid19 in 2020, but it's been Covid-…

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Quoted @HelenBranswell

5. Last thing: This chart. You don't normally see something this striking. There hasn't been a pediatric #flu death since May — or at least not yet reported to @cdcgov. That's a blessing.

Individual and public health Measures against #COVID19 work against flu too!

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Replying to @HelenBranswell: 5. #Covid19 vaccine results so far have been amazing. But so many questions remain, including how to keep studying othe…

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Quoted @melindagates

Women are half the population. Yet in a survey of six countries, women were up to six times less likely to be quoted in the news as experts or sources.

We need to increase the number of women who are shaping perspectives.

Replying to @mvankerkhove: Thank you @DrTedros & @DrMikeRyan for providing opportunities for me to have a voice during the #COVID19 pandemic along w…

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Here's the data: Ensuring equitable access to safe & effective #COVID19 vaccines is not only the right thing to do but it's also economically smart. The @EurasiaGroup report shows how @WHO's @ACTAccelerator is one of the best decisions we can make #ACTogether

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Thank you @DrTedros & @DrMikeRyan for providing opportunities for me to have a voice during the #COVID19 pandemic along w/so many amazing,smart strong women

@WHO

@SCBriand @doctorsoumya @gabbystern @Melinda_Frost1 @hess_se @Nyka_eh @DrSamira_Asma @DrMariaNeira @Kate_L_OBrien...

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The #COVID19 pandemic provides a unique opportunity to build back better our health systems so that they are more inclusive and responsive to the needs and human rights of people experiencing #disability in all their diversity.

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All #HealthWorkers, including those providing support to people with disability should follow the WHO guidance to 👩‍⚕️ 👨‍⚕️ during the #COVID19 outbreak.

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Replying to @UN_Women: The Global #GenderTracker reveals that governments are stepping up with measures to end violence against women and girls.

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Investing in global health security and UHC.

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The Global #GenderTracker reveals that governments are stepping up with measures to end violence against women and girls.

👇 See more data in the dashboard.

@UNDP | #orangetheworld | #16Days

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5. #Covid19 vaccine results so far have been amazing. But so many questions remain, including how to keep studying other vaccines once the first are in use; which will be safest for pregnant women & children; how well they'll work & how long they'll last.

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This is how children can #WearAMask properly 😷

Read more about children & masks in relation to #COVID19 👉

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Watch this explainer about the three layers a fabric mask should have to protect you from #COVID19.

#WearAMask

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Here are some tips on how to make your own fabric mask 😷

#COVID19 #WearAMask

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😷 How to wear a non-medical fabric mask safely: Do’s

More:

#COVID19 #WearAMask

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Watch this video to see how and when to use a medical mask 😷 during #COVID19

#WearAMask

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Meet the scientists investigating the origins of the COVID pandemic

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3. As this graph shows, there's been a lot of death from pneumonia, #influenza & #Covid19 in 2020, but it's been Covid-related since the spring. #Flu deaths seem to have stopped by late April or early May. FluView report is here:

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For everybody worried that RNA vaccines are now tested for the first time in humans. That is actually not the case. See list below. It is true that there is little long term safety data. But its not true that there is no long term safety data.

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