The World Health Organization (WHO) joined TikTok on Friday in an effort to fight misinformation about the new coronavirus, called COVID-19.
“There are several measures you can adopt to protect yourself and others from getting the new coronavirus,” Benedetta Allegranzi, technical lead of infection prevention and control said in WHO’s first video.
She then explained precautions like frequent hand washing, coughing and sneezing into your elbow or a tissue, and avoiding close contact with anyone who has a fever and cough.
Coronavirus symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties, the WHO says. So far, it’s responsible for 2,933 deaths worldwide. Health officials confirmed the first death from coronavirus in the United States on Saturday. The patient was in their 50s and “medically high risk,” President Trump said in a press conference. Read more…
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