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Dr Rajeev Fernando
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For Immediate Release: 
 
Contact: Bruce Edwin; Tel: 310-388-7570 
 
Hong Kong Failing In Measures to Contain Wuhan Virus
 
(Malibu, CA; Jan 31, 2020) Former Doctor Without Borders member Rajeev Fernando; MD, announces he will be traveling next week to Hong Kong, on Sunday, February 9, 2020, to investigate the spread of the Wuhan Virus there, and containment issues, which has him concerned.
 
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has been widely criticized by protesters there for her reported slow response in dealing with the virus. Doctor Fernando will be available in Hong to speak with select media regarding his findings. 
 
Australia Quarantines Citizens on Christmas Island--To be Investigated After Hong Kong 
 
Immediately after leaving Hong Kong, Dr. Fernando will be flying to Australia to report on cases of the virus there, as well as health risks posed to residents near the bush fires. Doctors in Australia 
have reportedly now recreated the virus, as has China, where the virus was reportedly first created--some argue--in a lab. Australia meanwhile, has some of their citizens quarantined, stuck on Christmas Island. 
  
World Health Organization Declares Global Pandemic of the Wuhan Virus 

"W.H.O. has declared a global pandemic of the Wuhan Virus," just 48 hours after Dr. Rajeev Fernando (Department of Homeland Security) urged them to do so. Dr. Fernando states this was a wise decision, and is thankful that China is now accepting their help.

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Occupation
Occupational Health, Department of Homeland Security, Formerly with Doctors Without Borders
Biography

About Dr. Rajeev Fernando

Voted one of New York’s Best Infectious Diseases Doctors for the past six years *, Dr. Rajeev is a world-renown infectious disease specialist, formerly touring the world while serving as a member of Doctors Without Borders in Sudan.  As a filmmaker and humanitarian, Dr. Rajeev leads numerous non-profit charities, and serves as producer and host on a series of critically acclaimed documentary films.  

Nominated by HSBC Bank in 2018 and 2019 for their “HSBC Cares Award,” Dr. Rajeev also serves on numerous panels to assist fighting the ongoing opioid crisis in the U.S, including treating opioid patients through withdrawal, counseling patients to prevent relapses, and the creation and implementation of new national protocols.

About ChiraJ

CHIRAJ is a  501(c)3 non-profit organization started by Dr. Fernando which serves to empower impoverished women around the world including: assisting Zika virus mothers and babies in Brazil, helping rape victims in South Africa, delivering and supplying menstrual hygiene products in India, and also assisting with adolescents and women who are recovering heroin and opioid addicts in the United States.

*Voting of best doctor done by Castle Connolly; a peer to peer voting organization

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310-388-7570