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WHO warns COVID-19 ‘getting worse’ – Home Health Choices

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) mentioned the novel coronavirus was but to be introduced underneath management “in most of the world”, whereas warning that it was really “getting worse”.

Speaking at a briefing on Friday, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, mentioned: “The virus has upended well being programs in a few of the world’s wealthiest nations, whereas some international locations which have mounted a profitable response have been of modest means.

“In many of the world the virus is just not underneath management. It is getting worse.”

The WHO chief added that the pandemic was “nonetheless accelerating”, as the total number of COVID-19 cases worldwide has “doubled within the final six week”, the Metro newspaper reported.

As of Saturday, the full variety of international coronavirus instances stood at 12,507,849, whereas the fatalities rose to 560,460, in accordance with the Johns Hopkins University.

The US at the moment accounted for the world’s highest variety of infections and fatalities at three,182,385 and 134,073, respectively, whereas Brazil got here within the second place with 1,800,827 instances and 70,398 deaths.

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