Understand the virus and control it: WHO
28 Jul 2020
The World Health Organization once again reminded the world that the current global health emergency is the most severe among the other five emergencies it declared earlier. The only way WHO reminds to combat the Covid-19 pandemic is, therefore, to understand the virus and controlling it properly through the only proven method of social distancing and wearing masks.
WHO however not recommended for further lockdowns in countries though it could be imposed for a short while at a micro-level as a temporary controlling measure. According to Mike Ryan, the WHO emergency program director, it is not advisable to shut the borders of a country for the foreseeable future. Economies have to revive, people have to work, trade has to resume, Mike Ryan reminded.
As of today, the world records 1.6 Crores of Covid-19 cases and 6.50 lakhs deaths. It is evidently known that the total number of cases had doubled in the past six weeks and it is continuing its tragic journey. The world had made a huge effort in fighting the virus, but, still, a long hard road ahead of us to tread; Covid-19 has changed the world, it has brought people, communities, and nations together, but at the same time, it has also driven the people apart, WHO reminds.