Wear masks to protect vulnerable groups like children in Turkey
Turkey's hospitals are reaching breaking point given the severe flu season and ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Turkey has continuously reached 40,000 per month. Turkey's medical resources have been stretched to their limits. ICU wards are in short supply, doctors are overloaded, and patients, especially children, cannot receive timely assistance.firma la peticiónfirma la petición
By November 13,the total number of COVID-19 cases in Turkey is 17,008,537,the death toll has reached 101,400 people.Entering the autumn and winter seasons, the epidemic has become more severe.
Afsin Emre Kayipmaz, a member of the Coronavirus Scientific Board of the Minister of Health of Turkey, said that "coronavirus has long-term effects on the human body. People who have been infected with the virus and have recovered should continue to wear masks for a period of time. .”
Vedat Bulut, secretary-general of the Turkish Medical Association (TTB), said that "people should strengthen protection, wear masks, maintain distance and hygiene." Masks and vaccinations can reduce the spread of the disease among vulnerable groups such as children .
In order to reduce the burden of medical staff and protect vulnerable groups, the efforts of the entire community are needed. Wear your masks to protect yourself and your family.