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Coronavirus: India has tremendous capacity in eradicating pandemic, says WHO

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 24 March 2020, 13:59 IST

The World Health Organisation (WHO) executive director, Michael J Ryan, on Tuesday stated that India has a tremendous ability to cope with the coronavirus outbreak situation as it has ecperience of uprooting two pandemics, namely polio and small pox.

"There is a need in the number of labs where a surge is seen. India is a very populous country and the future of this virus will be considered in a very highly and densely populated country. India led the world in eradicating two pandemics, small-pox and polio so India has a tremendous capacity," J Ryan said.

"There are no easy answers. It is exceptionally important that countries like India show the way to the world as they have done before," he added.

As maintained by the World Health Organisation, the number of cases across the world has crossed 3,30,000, while the death toll has surpassed 14,000.

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First published: 24 March 2020, 13:59 IST
 
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