President Trump praised America’s healthcare workers Wednesday as the global community struggled to clampdown on the Coronavirus outbreak; saying the United States has the “greatest Scientists, Doctors, and Nurses in the world.”
“America is the Greatest Country in the world. We have the best scientists, doctors, nurses and health care professionals. They are amazing people who do phenomenal things every day…. Together we are putting into policy a plan to prevent, detect, treat and create a vaccine against CoronaVirus to save lives in America and the world. America will get it done!” posted Trump on Twitter.
….Together we are putting into policy a plan to prevent, detect, treat and create a vaccine against CoronaVirus to save lives in America and the world. America will get it done!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 11, 2020
The World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 -better known as Coronavirus- a global “pandemic” Wednesday; confirming the disease is responsible for 4,291 deaths in 114 countries around the world.
“We have therefore made the assessment that #COVID19 can be characterized as a pandemic,” said a release from the organization.
🚨 BREAKING 🚨
— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO) March 11, 2020
“During a media briefing Wednesday, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the WHO, said there are now more than 118,000 cases of COVID-19 in 114 countries, with 4,291 deaths,” reports Fox News.
“All countries can still change the course of this pandemic,” Tedros said. “If countries detect, test, treat, isolate, trace and mobilize their people in the response.”
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
Source: Fox News