WHO: This Will Be The First Pandemic We Can Control

World Health Organisation director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday said that “now that the virus has a foothold in so many countries, the threat of a pandemic has become very real… but it would be the first pandemic in history that could be controlled. The bottom line is we are not at the mercy of the virus.”

He added that he is encouraged that containment and mitigation measures are bringing down the number of cases in China and South Korea, two countries which have been most affected by the outbreak.

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