Tarik Jasarevic of the WHO says it’s too early to predict when the coronavirus outbreak will be contained. “We don’t know exactly where this outbreak will go...We still don’t know much about the virus. We still don’t know exactly the source of the virus.”
WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic said it is still too early to draw conclusions on how severe the virus is.
@WHO has convened an Emergency Committee tomorrow to advise if the #coronavirus situation constituted a public health emergency of international concern. -- Tarik Jašarević, @WHO spox briefs the press in @UNGeneva today
"We are dealing with a new type of coronavirus, so there is much to understand." World Health Organisation spokesperson Tarik Jašarević says countries around the world are being advised to 'be ready' for the virus. #KayBurley at #Breakfast Read more:
A deadly virus that has infected more than 200 people in four countries can be transmitted via human-to-human contact. Tarik Jašarević, spokesperson for the World Health Organization joins #KayBurley at #Breakfast ⏱️ 07:45 ? Channel 501 ? Watch live
WATCH: Tarik Jašarević with joins to discuss a new report outlining what the organization sees as the Top 10 threats to global health in 2019, including the anti-vaxxing movement and climate change.
"A lack of shelter and water & sanitation facilities could lead to diarrhoea outbreaks & other communicable diseases” - already before the disaster, #Sulawesi 's Donggala and Palu had cases of acute diarrheal diseases & acute respiratory infections, said spox Tarik Jasarevic.