Mexico ‘is on the right path’ against the coronavirus, says WHO


The WHO expert assured that Mexico is benefiting from the experience of other countries in the face of the coronavirus pandemic

Televisa News SOURCE: notimex FROM: CDMX, México

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Mexico “is on the right track” against the Coronavirus pandemic , said this Wednesday, Cristian Morales, representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) .

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In an interview that he gave to the United Nations Information Center in Mexico, Morales assured that the experiences of other countries are taken by the Mexican managers of the strategy to combat the pandemic.

“Mexico is benefiting from the experience of these countries taking these measures and even those that were taken before the declaration of this phase are also very, very commendable. They are on the right path, he stated.

The representative of the international health organizations acknowledged that once Phase 2 was declared yesterday, which foresees local infections, the Government of Mexico established various measures that had previously been carried out in some states.

“I think it is worth greeting how some federal entities since before this situation had already positioned themselves very clearly and explicitly in order to reduce this person-to-person contact, which is what allows reducing transmission between individuals, highlighted.

“The measures that the Government of Mexico City had announced, the measures that Jalisco announced, the measures that other states such as Nuevo León have announced, are all in the line of the recommendations made by the Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization that is, we are very happy he added.

Morales assured that what has been decided at “a very opportune moment, because if it is compared with what has been done in other countries where the situation is already very complex, such as Italy, Spain, France or Germany in Mexico established adequate measures such as social distancing and the closure of various sites.

In addition, it recognized the transparency with which the authorities have made explicit the epidemiological forecasting models with which they work.

With information from Notimex.