The situation with the spread of the coronavirus will continue to deteriorate if the country does not take comprehensive measures to combat the pandemic. This was at the briefing on 13 July, said the General Director of the world organization of health tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus. The transcript of his speech published on the who website.
“Too many countries are moving in the wrong direction. The virus remains enemy number one, but the actions of many governments do not reflect this. The only purpose of a virus is to find people to infect. Contradictory messages from world leaders undermine the most important component of any response to [a pandemic] is trust. If governments are not clearly communicate with their citizens and not implement a comprehensive strategy aimed at suppressing transmission, and save lives, if people do not comply with the basic principles of public health, if the basics are not met, the pandemic can only go one way: will become worse and worse and worse,” – he stressed.
Of ghebreyesus called on “every leader, every government and every person to contribute to break the chains of transmission [of mers], and to put an end to the collective suffering.”
“I want to be Frank with you: in the foreseeable future will not return to the “old life”. But there is a road map to a situation where we can control the disease and continue to live,” he added.
The head of the who said that all hope for the emergence of an effective vaccine, “but we need to focus on using the tools that we have now, to suppress transmission and saving lives.”
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
As of July 13, in the world of coronavirus infected nearly 13 million people, including more than million of 7.15 recovered, more than 570 thousand had died.