Fiji’s strategies no different to WHO advisories: Waqainabete

China has put a number of cities in lockdown to try to contain the fast-spreading virus. Above, passengers at a train station in Hong Kong. Picture: ASSOCIATED PRESS

FIJI is relying on advisories from the World Health Organisation in Geneva to formulate its strategies against the Coronavirus.

Health Minister Ifereimi Waqainabete said personnel in his ministry worked until the early hours of the morning to look through the advisories which are released late because of the difference in the time zones.

Dr Waqainabete said it was pleasing to note that Fiji’s strategies on the ground were no different from those stipulated in the advisories.

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