GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed hope that the corona virus epidemic will be eradicated within two years.
Speaking in Geneva, Tedros Azhnom Grebesis said it took two years to control the 1918 Spanish flu, and that it could take as long to control the corona virus, but modern technology could prevent the virus in less time. Can make
According to a report by the British Broadcasting Corporation, the head of the WHO said that the spread of the virus is also more likely to be spread through social networking and communication, but with international unity and solidarity we have the technology and knowledge to control the epidemic.
It should be noted that at least 50 million people were killed due to the 1918 campaign flu, but the corona virus has so far killed about 800,000 people and affected 22.7 million people.
Responding to a question on corruption in the name of personal protective equipment (PPEs) during infectious diseases, Dr. Tedros said that any kind of corruption in this regard is unacceptable, as corruption in PPEs is tantamount to murder.
Moreover, the WHO chief said that if health workers work without PPAs, we are endangering their lives and endangering the lives of those who They serve. Although the question was about allegations of corruption in South Africa, many countries have faced similar problems.
Doctors at government hospitals in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, went on strike on Friday in protest of a lack of safety equipment and wages during the Corona outbreak, as protests erupted.