Peaking with India Today, Dr Rodrico Ofrin, Regional Emergencies Director, WHO, said there’s no got to panic, as cases tested positive in India were due to travelling abroad, citizens’ caught the virus on foreign land.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that Indians don’t have to panic about the outbreak of Covid-19 coronavirus. Speaking with India Today, Dr Rodrico Ofrin, Regional Emergencies Director, WHO, said there’s no got to panic, as cases tested positive in India were due to travelling abroad, citizens‘ caught the virus on foreign land.
Speaking about whether the virus will subside as temperatures rise, he said, “We do not know that yet, research still happening an equivalent. It’s a comparatively new virus so gathering information thereon will take time. Research thereon is happening 24×7, whilst we speak there many experts across the world try to work out its evolution.”
Answering the question, Dr Rodrico Ofrin said, “There is not any got to panic, the necessity of the hour is to urge more trained doctors and nurses to treat the infected. We all know India has come up with many centres that are the thanks to set about it. Hospitals have isolation wards, those got to be activated as soon as possible.”
Speaking about what the citizens can do, he added, “As an Indian citizen you would like to take care of basic hygiene like washing one’s hands often, covering ones mouth while sneezing, if you are feeling sick rush to a doctor as soon as possible.”
However, Dr Rodrico Ofrin cautioned the old and therefore the very young, that is the age bracket which is most vulnerable to the virus. He added that extreme caution should be taken by these two age groups.