Therefore, we Melanesians do not allow you to enter our Melanesian territory, from Raja Ampat (West Papua) to Wallis-Futuna Islands in the easternmost part.
Therefore, this is not a disease like HIV/AIDs, but this is a living being, a virus, that listens to, that senses, that spreads across the globe by itself.
That is why, in a recent statement by the Melanesian Friends of Nature said,
"We refuse you! Coronavirus to enter Melanesian territory! And just go back to your place of origin! Just go back to you creator! You are not welcome in the Land of Mela-nesia"