Message of WHO’s Director-General before the holiday season

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Message of WHO’s Director-General before the holiday season” – below is their description.

“We all want to be with our loved ones during the upcoming holidays, but we mustn’t be complacent. COVID-19 is changing the way we celebrate, but it doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate. Be safe: follow local guidance, stay with your household and avoid crowds.”- WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Watch the entire press conference of 07 December 2020 here:

https://youtu.be/NAGDGjPeaNg

World Health Organization (WHO) YouTube Channel

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