German hard rock legends SCORPIONS are the latest musicians to stress the importance of international solidarity as we address the effects of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.
There have been more than 169,000 confirmed cases and more than 6,000 deaths so far, putting public health systems and emergency services under immense pressure.
Earlier today (Monday, March 16), SCORPIONS took to their social media to share the following message: "Dear Fans all over the World, wherever you are ... please take good care of yourself ... more than anything we're wishing all of you good health ... we gotta be strong and united, in this very difficult time ... with lot's of love ... SCORPIONS"
There is no known cure yet for the flu-like virus, which originated in China.
Officials have made it clear that the elderly — especially those with heart, lung and immunological conditions — are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus, with at least 25 deaths linked to one nursing home in Washington.
In Italy, which has one of the oldest populations in the world, one hundred percent of the people who have died have been over 60, and the vast majority over 80.
According to the Centers For Disease Control And Protection (CDC), coronavirus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person — between people who are in close contact with one another (within about six feet), and through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.
Dear Fans all over the World,
wherever you are ... please take good care of yourself ... more than anything we’re wishing all of you good health ... we gotta be strong and united, in this very difficult time ... with lot‘s of love ... Scorpions pic.twitter.com/9BPqlrgf9Y
— Scorpions (@scorpions) March 16, 2020
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