The world grateful for Chinese health workers’ efforts to fight coronavirus: WHO chief – 247 City News

247 City News

World’s Most Authentic News Portal

The world grateful for Chinese health workers’ efforts to fight coronavirus: WHO chief

1 min read

(200123) -- GENEVA, Jan. 23, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). Tedros said he was very impressed by the detail and depth of China's presentation of the situation of the novel coronavirus outbreak. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

“I am in awe of the thousands of health workers in China, especially in Hubei, who are caring for patients and gathering data on 2019 novel coronavirus for scientific analysis, while under immense pressure,” said WHO chief on Twitter.

 The world is grateful for the efforts of health workers in China, especially in Hubei, to discover how to best treat infected patients and prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, said World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Sunday.

“I am in awe of the thousands of health workers in China, especially in Hubei, who are caring for patients and gathering data on 2019 novel coronavirus for scientific analysis, while under immense pressure,” said Dr. Tedros on Twitter.

“The world is grateful for your efforts to discover how to best treat (patients) and prevent the spread of the virus,” he said.

Tedros underlined that experts in medicine and science are working across borders to lead a data-driven response to the novel coronavirus.

“From China’s early sharing of genome sequencing data to our work at WHO to debunk myths, we are rapidly collecting, analyzing and sharing information to keep the world safe,” he added.

 

Source: XINHUANET

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copyright © All rights reserved. | All content is copyrighted © 2019-2020 by 247 City News. This material should not be published, broadcast, rewritten, redistributed or derived from. Unless otherwise prior consent, Technical feedback? [email protected]