Date : 2020-03-26 | Source : www.weforum.org
With more than a billion new people on lockdown this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) had a simple request: Don't waste this opportunity.
Physical distancing measures such as lockdowns only slow the virus' spread, WHO officials warned. They can't eradicate it. Cancelled events, closed schools and stay-at-home orders buy countries time to develop targeted measures to attack the virus.