The World Health Organization (WHO) has made the assessment that the coronavirus can now be characterized as a pandemic, and the number of cases of COVID-19 outside China has increased 13-fold in the past two weeks.
Italy shuts nearly all shops as the WHO declares a pandemic. Germany reintroduces border controls with France, Austria, Switzerland, Luxemburg, and Denmark to restrain the spread of the coronavirus. The US government announces its European travel ban and an expansion to include Ireland and the UK. India suspends almost all visas and closes land border with Myanmar. Thailand also suspends visas on arrival for 18 countries. Mount Everest has shut down for the rest of the expedition season because of the coronavirus outbreak.
The human race is locked in a battle against something five million times smaller than us. The novel coronavirus that has emerged from Wuhan in China has gone from an unknown enemy to fear worldwide in a matter of months.
As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, bringing panic with it, the “Taiwan Health Industry Delegation to Myanmar” is going to put off to September 21-27. In order to enrich the delegation's itinerary, the commission will go to Mandalay and Yangon, two major cities with more than a million people. TAITRA will also initiate a series of industry seminars and cooperative matchmakings to promote Taiwan’s overall image and to facilitate cooperation and business opportunity between Taiwan and Myanmar.
The delegation will also participate in Myanmar Phar-med Expo 2020, the biggest trade fair for the medical industry in Myanmar, focused on hospital, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, medical, and rehabilitation sectors, providing the perfect platform to explore more business opportunities and meet with the distributors.
Taiwanese enterprises can know more about the local health industry development and understand the local market, and explore business opportunities by joining the Taiwan Health Industry Delegation to Myanmar.