Coronavirus (209) WHO, FIFA launch joint campaign

25 March, 2020

Extracts below. Read online: https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/23-03-2020-pass-the-message-five-st...

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Pass the message: Five steps to kicking out coronavirus

WHO, FIFA launch joint campaign to equip football community to tackle COVID-19

Geneva, 23 March 2020: FIFA, the international governing body of football, and the World Health Organization (WHO) have teamed up to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) by launching a new awareness campaign led by world-renowned footballers, who are calling on all people around the world to follow five key steps to stop the spread of the disease.

The “Pass the message to kick out coronavirus” campaign promotes five key steps for people to follow to protect their health in line with WHO guidance, focused on hand washing, coughing etiquette, not touching your face, physical distance and staying home if feeling unwell...

Twenty-eight players are involved in the video campaign, which is being published in 13 languages...

[See the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=93&v=ZTl-5AjDb48&feature=emb... ]

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