The United States has called on medical professional around the world to apply for visa due to the increasing number of coronavirus cases.
This is coming following the surge in cases the US, that has seen US become the country with most cases in the world.
U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs, via its Twitter account, advised health personnel to contact their nearest Embassy for visa appointment.
There are nearly 90,000 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus in the U.S.
The figure supersedes that of China, where the virus originated, as well as Italy, the worst hit country in Europe.
See the tweet below:
We encourage medical professionals seeking work in the U.S. on a work or exchange visitor visa (H or J), particularly those working on #COVID19 issues, to contact the nearest U.S. Embassy/ Consulate for a visa appointment. Please see more information here: https://t.co/oD9De7EIoW pic.twitter.com/thqAt73gCx
— Travel – State Dept (@TravelGov) March 27, 2020