Sharing COVID-19 experiences: The Thailand response

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Sharing COVID-19 experiences: The Thailand response” – below is their description.

In response to community transmission of COVID-19, Thailand introduced a whole of society response, implementing a range of measures to contain the virus, including extensive testing, contact tracing, clear and consistent communications to the public, and nationwide mobilization of health workers. This video tells the story of Thailand’s response. More information: www.who.int/COVID-19

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