Somali government abandons students in Wuhan

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According to Voice of America Somali students in Wuhan says they are trapped in their university rooms feeling frightened and lonely because the Coronavirus and are appealing for the Somali government to help them leave the besieged, sickening Wuhan. Somali Times also contact the Via WhatsApp. Somali Foreign Minister Ahmed Isse Awad has no reply since those students are in danger.

Altogether, about 34 Somalians, most of them students, are trapped at universities in Wuhan, keeping in touch with one another through a small community organization. So far, no one knows how many been infected by the terrifying, mysterious disease. Coronavirus’ death toll which is now at 2345, new infections drop in many provinces.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that the WHO-led team of international experts currently in China to investigate the novel coronavirus outbreak will travel to China’s central city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the epidemic, on Saturday.

At a daily briefing, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the WHO-led joint mission in China has been working in Beijing, Sichuan and Guangdong, and will travel to Wuhan on Saturday to continue its work at the epicenter of the outbreak. He added that WHO is also working with partners to safeguard the health of the members of the team, and to take appropriate measures when they return to their countries of origin.