The World Health Organization is calling on some big names to take its Safe Hands challenge. WHO has asked dozens of high-profile figures, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Ivanka Trump, Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds and Greta Thunberg, to share videos of themselves washing their hands as a protective measure against , the disease caused by a newly identified .
Over the past several days, WHO director-general Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has been nominating people via tweet to “take the #SafeHands challenge by sharing their video & calling on at least another 3 people to join us!”
Efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 have been rapidly ramping up. It has killed more than 7,500 people and infected more than 190,000 people globally. Last week, WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Numerous and are on lockdown. Major events . And many employees are being told to .
To protect against the spread of COVID-19, people are encouraged to practice thoroughly wash their hands.and to