MONROVIA, Jan 30 The Acting Director General of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) Mosoka Fallah has called on media practitioners to carry out massive awareness about coronavirus.
Speaking recently to a team of journalists at NPHIL head office on Boulevard road, Fallah stated that in order to prevent the spread coronavirus there is need for journalists to use their platform such as jingle, print, electronic, top show and amongst others.
He described caronavirous as a deadly virus infection that affect the respiratory system, sign and symptoms may appear less than two days after exposure to the virus.
NPHIL boss explained that the media have critical role to play in sensitizing citizens to take precautions of this virus, “we as Liberian need to put in measure to safeguard our selves and family by washing our hand, avoid eating sick animals and stop shaking hands” Fallah asserted.
Fallah explained that the disease is spreading gradually and it in Africa, “and we can not sit to wash this virus to come in Liberia like Ebola” he lamented.
He emphasized that they are developing a massive budget with international partners in order to prevent the spread of caronavirous and how to the relief the symptoms if one get affected.
According to him, there will be centennial surveillance in all of the hospital and will map up the 34 hospital in the country for emergency, noting that this process will reduce the risk of one getting the human caronavirous.
In a related development, the Chinese government has build a modern state of the art hospital to monitor and combat the spread of the deadly disease.
The hospital is fully equip with medical and laboratory apparatus to cater to patient with caronavirous, according to the Chinese government.
However the virus is being spread in China, United States of America, South Korea,Japan Malaysia, Hong Kong and so amongst others.
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