Coronavirus Breaking News: WHO Director-General’s Opening Remarks For The Media

The coronavirus is triggering more and more panic worldwide, as people start seeing more effects on the global economy and other sectors. The virus is not slowing down; on the contrary, there are more cases with each passing hour.

WHO just addressed the current wordlwide issue 

WHO addresses this stringent health issue and offers vital advice while at the same time posing some crucial questions that each and every country should be asking themselves before they meet the first infected person.

After presenting the numbers of cases worldwide, the Director-General’s opening remarks continued: “We are at a decisive point. For the past two days, the number of new cases reported in the rest of the world has exceeded the number of new cases in China.”

WHO mentioned the latest countries that have been infected the other day: “And in the past 24 hours, seven countries have reported cases for the first time: Brazil, Georgia, Greece, North Macedonia, Norway, Pakistan, and Romania. My message to each of these countries is: this is your window of opportunity. If you act aggressively now, you can contain this virus. You can prevent people from getting sick. You can save lives. So my advice to these countries is to move swiftly.”

With the right measures, this can be contained 

The Director also said that the virus is not influenza, and it can be contained with the right measures.

More cases are expected all over the world, but, at the same time, it is highlighted that we are not hopeless, and we are definitely not defenseless.

There are listed a lot of questions that each and every country has to address in order to figure out whether they are ready to fight coronavirus.

We recommend that you read the note entirely. It concludes with the following words:

“Fear and panic don’t help. People can have concerns and rightly so. People can be worried and rightly so. The most important thing is to calm down and do the right things to fight this very dangerous virus.”

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