WHO urges worldwide ‘solidarity’ against coronavirus: ‘We are all in this together’
The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for worldwide solidarity in a bid to stop the spread of novel coronavirus as the number of cases and deaths across the globe not outnumber those occurring in China.
“We have seen a rapid escalation in social distancing measures, like closing schools & canceling sporting events & other gatherings. But we haven’t seen an urgent enough escalation in testing, isolation and contact tracing, which is the backbone of the COVID-19 response,” WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a press briefing on Monday.
Tedros, who said the agency’s message remains “test, test, test,” called for isolation of positive patients, and for people who they had contact with for up to two days before showing symptoms to be tested as well.
He also called for confirmed cases, even those who …continued .
[Source: Fox News]