As the Corona virus outbreak continues to spread across China and outside the
borders of the country, WHO (World Health Organization) declared corona virus a
global health emergency. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said:
“The main reason for this declaration is not what is happening in China but what
is happening in other countries.”
WHO chief also added that it is a great concern for the countries with weaker
health systems as the virus could spread there rapidly. For the time being, the US
has notified its citizens not to move to China and also issued an advisory of “Do
Not Travel” to China by the State Department of the country.
The corona virus drew overall consideration after Chinese specialists started
detailing instances of pneumonia in the city of Wuhan a month ago. They had the
option to pinpoint the reason to a formerly obscure strain. Different types of
viruses, for example, SARS and MERS, have been answerable for past worldwide
Health specialists accept this specific strain, known as COVID-19, likely originally
spread from an animal creature. China’s National Health Commission has said it is
related with presentation at a seafood market in Wuhan that likewise sold live
Specialists locate the new corona virus especially worried for a few reasons. To
begin with, the WHO said there is proof that the infection could spread from
human to human. The ailment is basically a respiratory malady passing by means
of beads starting with one individual then onto the next for the most part still
through close contact.
The beads could emerge out of coughing, sneezing or in any event, talking. This is
stressing in light of the fact that it is simpler for an infection to spread
immediately between people contrasted and an infection transmitted from a
creature to people. Human-to-human transmission has now been recorded in
three nations outside China.
Second, specialists despite everything don’t know for certain what creature the
infection started from in Wuhan.
What’s more, third, Chinese specialists’ state the infection has likewise tainted
medicinal laborers — individuals who as of now would be playing it safe to ensure
There is at present no focused on medication to treat the infection, Chinese
health specialists said. Also, there is no immunization to prepare for it. The head
of WHO is additionally approaching nations to quicken the advancement of
antibodies, therapeutics and diagnostics.
China’s legislature has gone under criticism for not reacting all the more rapidly to
the flare-up. In any case, WHO authorities have applauded the Chinese reaction.
WHO chief Tedros said that the Chinese government is to be saluted for the
phenomenal estimates it has taken to contain the episode, regardless of the
extreme social and monetary effect those measures are having on the Chinese
individuals. From multiple points of view, China is really setting another standard
for episode reaction.
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