Lockdown only will not contain the virus need strong public health measures

Lockdown only will not contain the virus need strong public health measures

Lockdown only will not contain the virus need strong public health measures

In a press briefing on Friday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo delivered a similar message, telling young people who think they can't get or transmit the virus they are flat-out wrong.

The new coronavirus pandemic is clearly "accelerating", the World Health Organisation warned on Monday, but said it was still possible to "change the trajectory" of the outbreak.

"We are changing to say "physical distance", and that's on goal, because we want people to remain connected", said World Health Organization epidemiologist Maria Kerkhove.

Although people may need to go into physical isolation, they did not need to become socially isolated, he said, adding it was important to maintain good mental health during the crisis.

The veiled warning from WHO comes following reports that young people in many countries are being complacent about health warnings, because of the greater susceptibility to the virus among older patients.

"We can do a lot to stop this disease right now, and we can save a lot of lives right now".

Besides, the report indicated that six additional countries and regions reported their first confirmed cases, while 96 countries and regions have seen local transmission of COVID-19.

"But", he added "it's also giving us something special - the opportunity to come together as one humanity - to work together, to learn together, to grow together". Cases of the new coronavirus have also been reported from more than 140 countries and territories. The chatbot is not a replacement to an actual medical staff and you should call a doctor if you're not feeling well or have known symptoms of coronavirus.

The COVID-19 disease is caused by a virus that originated in China previous year.

The deadly coronavirus that started from seafood market in Whuan, China, has now claimed at least 15,408 lives around the world.

While WHO has an extensive site dedicated to COVID-19, WhatsApp is an easier and more accessible way to reach over 2 billion people and provide information about the current situation.

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