August 5, 2020

WHO Says COVID-19 Pandemic Is One Large Wave, Not Seasonal



WHO Says COVID-19 Pandemic Is 'One Big Wave', Not Seasonal

Coronavirus has claimed over 6,54,000 lives the world over. (File)

Geneva:

The World Well being Group on Tuesday warned in opposition to complacency about new coronavirus transmission within the northern hemisphere summer season, saying that this virus didn’t behave like influenza that tended to comply with seasonal traits.

“Persons are nonetheless enthusiastic about seasons. What all of us have to get our heads round is it is a new virus and…this one is behaving in a different way,” Margaret Harris advised a digital briefing in Geneva, urging vigilance in making use of measures to gradual transmission that’s spreading by way of mass gatherings.

She additionally warned in opposition to pondering by way of virus waves, saying: “It is going to be one huge wave. It is going to go up and down a bit. The very best factor is to flatten it and switch it into simply one thing lapping at your ft.”

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