Coronavirus Pandemic: At the time when the whole world is affected by the Coronavirus pandemic, the former pacer of Pakistani Cricket team, Shoaib Akhtar is urging his fans to come together and rise above the economic status and religion.
In a video posted by Akhtar, he requests to work as a “global force” and follow the guidelines set by the government and health authorities.
In the video, Akhtar says, “Request all my fans all across the globe. Coronavirus is a global crisis and we have to think as a global force, rise above religion. Lockdown is happening so that the virus does not spread. If you are doing interaction and meeting in places, it will not help,”.
“If you are hoarding things, please think about the daily wage workers. Stores are empty. What is the guarantee that you will live after three months? Think about the daily wage worker, how will he feed his family? Think about people, time to be a human, not Hindu, Muslim. People will have to help each other, collect funds. Stop hoarding.
“Rich will still survive; how will the poor survive? Have faith. We are living like animals, live like humans. Try to be helpful, please stop storing stuff. It is time we look after each other. No time to be divided, we have to live as humans,” he says.
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Earlier, we saw Akhtar lashing out at people who are responsible for making the Coronavirus infect the humans and blamed China for the outbreak.
In a video Akhtar posted earlier on his YouTube channel, he said, “I don’t understand why you have to eat things like bats, drink their blood and urine and spread some virus across the globe…I’m talking about the Chinese people. They have put the world at stake. I really don’t understand how you can eat bats, dogs, and cats. I’m really angry,”.
Adding, “”The whole world is at risk now. The tourism industry has been hit, the economy is badly affected and the whole world is going towards a lockdown.
“I’m not against the people of China but I’m against the law of animals. I understand this may be your culture but this is not benefitting you now, it is killing humanity. I’m not saying you boycott the Chinese but there has to be some law. You cannot go on and eat anything and everything,”.
As of today, the novel Coronavirus has infected 3.50 lakh people globally, claiming over 15 thousand lives. It is said that Coronavirus originated from the wet market in Wuhan where both live animals and their meat were kept.
COVID-19 has made its way into more than 100 countries, and India has reported 415 cases and 7 deaths whereas Pakistan has reported 800 cases out of which 5 people lost their lives to the deadly virus.