Source: Duncan Calder (邓曜东) on LinkedIn
Breaking news from the Chinese Consul General in Perth:
Thanks to Duncan Calder for the great commentary below. Duncan is MD of Contour Capital and past National President of the Australia China Business Council.
This fantastic news from the Chinese Consul General in Perth should bring heart and hope to people all around the world that aggressive public health management can and will defeat COVID-19. Let's learn from each other in this global battle.
It is amazing to hear that Hubei has just had a week of zero new cases outside Wuhan. Zero!
I am confident that, just as China is helping Italy, it will support other countries in overcoming this pandemic.
All Governments need to be brave and decisive and put people first and listen to the World Health Organisation. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gave a great speech despite the difficult task of announcing that this coronavirus is now a global pandemic.
This humble man from Ethiopia is showing the world what great leadership is all about. (https://lnkd.in/gRDJj48) - "The challenge for many countries who are now dealing with large clusters or community transmission is not whether they can do the same – it’s whether they will."
Australia JIA YOU. Health is more important than a Grand Prix or a few games of football. Stay strong, stay safe, follow health advice.
This is very heartening news. It gives us a timeframe of four months from the first reports of COVID-19 to today's milestone. This will be very important for other countries to benchmark against, and helps businesses plan ahead.