WHO: ‘Long way to go’ in coronavirus crisis

first_imgGhebreyesus added: “Most countries arestill in the early stages of their epidemics. And some that were affected earlyin the pandemic are now starting to see a resurgence in cases.” (AFP) The COVID-19 pandemic has killed morethan 180,000 people and infected more than 2.6 million, and nations arestruggling to check its spread with social distancing measures and lockdowns,while trying to repair their virus-ravaged economies. World Health Organization chief TedrosAdhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday cautioned that the struggle is far from over. GENEVA – The global coronavirus crisiswill not end any time soon, with many countries still in the early stages ofthe fight, health experts have warned as researchers revealed the first USdeaths from the disease came weeks before the alarm was raised there.center_img “Make no mistake: we have a long way togo. This virus will be with us for a long time,” he stressed. Medical workers get ready for a shift treating coronavirus patients at the Spasokukotsky clinical hospital in Moscow, Russia. AFPlast_img

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