The WHO chief cited that many countries in Asia and Europe have controlled their previously grown outbreaks, still numerous countries are headed in the wrong direction.
The United States was wrestling with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world on Monday, as Florida shattered the national record for a state’s largest single-day gain in new confirmed cases and the World Health Organization warned that the pandemic is worsening nationwide and that “there will be no return to the old normal for the foreseeable future”.
Without taking any specific politicians’ names, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO head, also chastised political leaders for their mixed messages, in relation to coronavirus pandemic.
Tedros claimed that if basics are not followed, then the catastrophe will surely get worse and worse.
Meanwhile, two WHO specialists were in China for a purpose to track the birth of the pandemic. The virus was first observed in central China’s city of Wuhan late last year. Beijing had been reticent to allow an investigation but relented after tallies of countries called on the WHO to conduct a thorough investigation.
Deaths from the virus have been rising in the U.S., especially in the South and West, though they are still well below the numbers extended in April, according to a recent Associated Press inspection of data from Johns Hopkins University.
Adm. Brett Giroir, a member of the White House coronavirus task force, called mask-wearing in the the the crowd, which has been met with opposition in some U.S. states, “absolutely essential.”
Giroir, the assistant secretary at the Health and Human Services Department, told on Sunday that if we don’t have that, we will not get restraint of the virus.
Considering the WHO experts in China, the country’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Hua Chunying, said they would labor with Chinese scientists and medical experts on scientific cooperation on the recent coronavirus tracing case.
China has contended that the virus might have arisen outside of China and has angrily denied allegations that it covered up the scale of the outbreak as infections first began to circulate.
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U.S. President Donald Trump has condemned WHO over its reaction to the coronavirus pandemic and indicted it of bowing to Chinese influence. The Trump administration formally informed the U.N. last week of its departure from WHO, although the pullout won’t take effect until July 6, 2021.
India, which has the most confirmed virus patients after the United States and Brazil, on Monday noted a record daily rise of 28,701 new cases reported in the past 24 hours. Administrations in several cities are putting back strict lockdowns after attempting to loosen things up to renew an aching economy.
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