World Health Organization Makes It Official: COVID-19 Is A Pandemic
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Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who is the Director-General of the World Health Organization said:
"WHO has been assessing this outbreak around the clock and we are deeply concerned both by the alarming levels of spread and severity, and by the alarming levels of inaction"
🚨 BREAKING 🚨— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO) March 11, 2020
"We have therefore made the assessment that #COVID19 can be characterized as a pandemic"-@DrTedros #coronavirus pic.twitter.com/JqdsM2051A
Note: A pandemic is a disease that's prevalent over a whole country or the world.
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