The World Well being Group holds a press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic
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The World Well being Group is holding a briefing Thursday on the coronavirus pandemic, which has contaminated greater than 27.eight million individuals worldwide and killed a minimum of 904,300 individuals, in accordance with knowledge compiled by Johns Hopkins College.
Earlier this week, the WHO warned that “this is not going to be the final pandemic” and that the world have to be higher ready “when the subsequent pandemic comes.”
The United Nations well being company printed its weekly report on the state of the pandemic earlier this week, saying that new circumstances reported globally rose in contrast with the week prior, however new Covid-19 deaths dropped barely. The virus is spreading most quickly in Southeast Asia, the WHO mentioned, including that Europe and the Jap Mediterranean are additionally reporting an increase in new circumstances.
The Americas “continues to hold the very best burden of the illness globally,” the WHO mentioned, noting that the U.S. and Brazil account for almost 75% of all Covid-19 circumstances within the area.