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Trump: statement on the occasion of World Health Day
The President recalled the measures to contain the coronavirus and assured that the country will be able to overcome &# 171; invisible enemy&# 187;
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a statement to mark World Health Day on April 7.
“Public health is critical to building strong, prosperous and free societies around the world,” the president said. “Today, as our nation and the global community continues to grapple with the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, we reaffirm our commitment to playing our part in stopping the spread of the virus, helping the sick, and protecting the health and well-being of our fellow Americans.”.
Trump urged all citizens to follow the simple and necessary precautions outlined in the recommendations of the president and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: social distancing, avoiding unnecessary travel, complying with orders from state and municipal authorities regarding the closure of bars, restaurants, gyms and other public places. as well as voluntary wearing of a mask when going outside.
“If you have common symptoms or feel unwell, it is important to stay at home and contact your doctor to discuss the next steps to diagnose and treat your symptoms,” the president said. In addition, older Americans and people with serious underlying medical conditions or other risk factors should take extra precautions to reduce their risk of contracting the coronavirus. By adhering to these recommendations and observing hygiene measures, we all help to win the battle against this invisible enemy. “.
“The coronavirus pandemic has challenged our societies, but the strength, resilience and compassion of the American people is far greater. Every day we see how the people of our great country provide outstanding assistance to others, ”said Trump, adding that a particularly important way to help fight the pandemic is to donate blood. The American Red Cross notes an acute shortage of donated blood. “As long as you are healthy and eligible, the donation process is safe and your input is more needed than ever before,” the president said, recommending other ways to help survivors of the pandemic on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s website at www.fema.gov / coronavirus / how-to-help.
“The United States will defeat this invisible enemy,” the president said. – On this World Health Day, Melania and I, along with other grateful citizens, express our gratitude to all our doctors, nurses, administrators of medical institutions, researchers, scientists, educators, health officials and all outstanding men and women who help diagnose, treat, inform, protect and appease American citizens. Together we will pass this test and become stronger, healthier and more united than ever. “.
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