Last Thursday, the World Health Organization said, there is no evidence of coronavirus spreading by food or packaging. Furthermore, shared that there is nothing to be afraid of the virus entering the food chain.
“People should not fear food, or food packaging or processing or delivery of food” – Mike Ryan, WHO head of the emergency program.
“There is no evidence that food or food chain is participating in the transmission of the Virus. And people should feel comfortable and safe.”
Presently, two other cities in China say they had found traces. Imported frozen chicken wings from Brazil and an out packaging of frozen Ecuadorian shrimp, raises fear.
Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO epidemiologist says – China had tested hundreds of thousands of packages and “found very, very, few, less than 10” proving positive cases.
Last Tuesday, President Putin shared that Russian’s Sputnik V vaccine is successfully registered. It is the world’s first vaccine to get approval. Moreover, President Putin, daughter got here final shot. And, is feeling well.
“The vast majority of the population is susceptible to this disease,” he added. “The second thing that we are seeing is the stringency of the application of control measures is dropping. People are coming closer together…masks aren’t used the way that they should etc.” “So any leveling of the disease that we are looking at is just lulling you into a sense of false security… because it has lots of space to still cause trouble,” Aylward added.
Today more than 20.69 million people have been reported to be infected by a coronavirus. Almost, 7,50,000 souls have died.
In short! WHO urged countries now to strike a bilateral deal for vaccines, and avoid abandon multilateral efforts. Vaccine pockets will leave the world vulnerable.
On the other hand, Ecuador’s production minister, Ivan Ontaneda, says that the country maintains strict protocols. He adds – “And, cannot be held responsible for what happens to goods after they leave the country.