WHO Offer Covid-19 Facts Via WhatsApp

Clay Curtis
March 23, 2020

Echoing his comments was World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who said: "This vaccine should not be for the haves, it should be for those who can not afford it too". "Thank you for heeding our call for solidarity, solidarity, solidarity", he said.

"That concern has now become very real and urgent", he said, but added that significant sickness and loss of life in such countries was not inevitable.

Across the world, there are now nearly 3.4 lakh people who have tested positive for COVID-19, which has also taken over 14,700 lives.

Ryan, asked about Iran - which is celebrating the Persian New Year as it battles the coronavirus which has killed more than 1,400 people and infected almost 20,000 there - said that such celebrations need to be modified.

It's one of a number of steps Facebook is taking to try and promote reliable information about COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, that has now infected more than 265,000 people and killed more than 11,000 globally.

During this time, it is crucial to maintain health measures, such as lockdowns in the most affected countries, to prevent further spread of the virus.

"Wuhan provides hope for the rest of the world that even the most severe situation can be turned around".

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What we really need to focus on is financing those who are sick, those who have the virus and isolate them.

"We want people to still remain connected".

Italy is now the worst hit country in the world by the virus, and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned that Britain's health system could be overwhelmed unless people avoid social interactions.

At least 95,829 people are reported to have recovered from the virus that broke out in the Wuhan city of China in December a year ago.

The WHO Health Alert will offer official information on the latest numbers, how to protect yourself, questions about Covid-19, Mythbusters, travel advice, news and will also ask you to share and donate for Coronavirus pandemic.

Alternatively, you can also access the service using the WHO WhatsApp number. The chatbot service will be updated on a daily basis, according to the health organization, and is launching with support for six languages: English, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, French, and Spanish.

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