In a heartwarming video, eminent heart surgeon and Honorary President of the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation World eminent heart surgeon, Professor Magdi Yacoub, has urged Egyptians to act responsibly and stay at home.
Yacoub said that Egyptians should come together to fight the coronavirus pandemic by following government recommendations to stay at home unless for an emergency. He outlined that this will reduce patient numbers and relieve pressures on the country’s medical resources, saving more lives.
He added, “We have to work together as one unit, right now, before we face a true calamity.”
Yacoub also stressed the importance of following credible sources of information on the coronavirus from acknowledged institutions and universities to avoid rumours and hoaxes.
Furthermore, he applauded Egypt’s ability as a country that has managed to overcome difficulties and challenges throughout the ages. Yacoub attributed this to the country’s sense of solidarity and cooperation.