COVID-19: Natasha and Adar Poonawalla ace WHO's 'Wear A Mask' initiative
WHO started the 'Wear A Mask' challenge and urged people to participate to protect those who are most vulnerable to COVID-19
Business tycoon Adar Poonawalla and his wife Natasha Poonawalla recently took part in the World Health Organization's new initiative that encourages people to wear a face mask to fight COVID-19. Recently, WHO started the 'Wear A Mask' challenge and urged people to participate to protect those who are most vulnerable to COVID-19.
My wife @NPoonawalla and I accept your challenge, @GaviSeth and I also invite @kiranshaw, @juniorbachchan, @drharshvardhan and @anandmahindra to join @WHO’s #WearAMask initiative, to raise awareness of the importance of wearing a mask to protect yourself and others from #COVID19. pic.twitter.com/Cr51C8wCVs— Adar Poonawalla (@adarpoonawalla) August 7, 2020
Taking to Twitter, the CEO of Serum Institute of India shared a picture where he and his wife Natasha Poonawalla can be seen acing the 'Wear A Mask' challenge.
In the pictures, while Adar Poonawalla is seen donning a face mask, his wife Natasha Poonawalla is seen armed with a mask, face shield, and black sunglasses. While sharing the pictures, Adar Poonawalla tagged Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Abhishek Bachchan, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, and Anand Mahindra to take part in the challenge.
You guys are doing great work...Kudos and thnk you for your contribution to #COVID19 vaccines and general awareness!— Abhinav Sharma, PhD (@Dr_Abhi_ms89) August 7, 2020
Since being shared, the post has collected over 1,000 likes and counting. Commenting on the post one user said, "You guys are doing great work...Kudos and thnk you for your contribution to #COVID19 vaccines and general awareness!" Another user wrote, "We are proud of this!"
.@WHO is launching a new #WearAMask challenge!— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros) August 5, 2020
By wearing a mask, you are sending a message of solidarity and protecting other people, especially those most vulnerable to #COVID19.
Take a photo or a video of yourself wearing a mask, share it and nominate friends to do the same â¬ÂÂÂï¸ÂÂÂ pic.twitter.com/Dv374xn10y
The 'Wear A Mask' challenge was launched by the World Health Organisation on August 5. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of WHO, took to Twitter to explain the initiative. "Take a photo or a video of yourself wearing a mask, share it, and nominate friends to do the same," Dr. Tedros tweeted.
Keep scrolling to read more news
Mid-Day is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@middayinfomedialtd) and stay updated with the latest news
Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.comSubscribe