The World Health Organization’s director-general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has revealed in a virtual news briefing that bans on international travel can’t be imposed for a long time. And different countries must take into account necessary measures to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Since the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the whole world has come to a standstill and the travel activities have affected to a great extent. This has led to a huge loss for the global and domestic airlines. Now, the unlocking process is going on in different parts of the world to create a situation of normalcy.
However, many countries are fearful of the second wave of coronavirus and they are again restricting travel activities in their borders. One such example for it is the decision of Britain to announce a quarantine on travelers returning from Spain.
According to the WHO chief, many countries have done a splendid job in tackling coronavirus and they have managed to reduce the number of COVID-19 cases. He has said that countries namely, Canada, China, Germany, and South Korea have done a splendid job in controlling the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
WHO emergencies program head Mike Ryan has said that it is now feasible for nations to halt their activities and keep their borders shut for a long time. The world has to resume its operations fully by taking necessary measures to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus. For this, people need to wear face masks and avoid crowded places to keep themselves safe.