WHO says masks should be prioritised for health workers, any lifting of lockdowns gradual
GENEVA/ZURICH (REUTERS) - The World Health Organisation (WHO) voiced concern on Monday (April 6) that the wearing of medical masks by the general public could exacerbate the shortage for health workers who are on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Lockdowns in many places are proving effective in dampening spread of the virus, but any lifting of restrictions requires a calibrated, step-wise approach based on data, it said."Masks alone cannot stop the pandemic, countries must continue to find, isolate and treat every case and trace every contact," WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Gheybresus told a news conference.
He announced that Lady Gaga would direct a televised live concert with other top entertainers on April 18 to raise funds to help fight the pandemic. Read more: The Straits Times »
If you can go 2 weeks with no new cases, you can lift the lockdown in your own country. Otherwise, it'll just keep coming back and wear you down till you're extinct.
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Coronavirus: Iran says infections show gradual declineTEHERAN (AFP) - The trajectory of coronavirus infections in Iran appears to have started a 'gradual' downward trend, the government said on Monday (April 6), but it warned the disease is far from being under control.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Coronavirus: China says it has sold nearly 4 billion masks abroadBEIJING (AFP) - China has sold nearly four billion masks to foreign countries since March, officials said Sunday, as they tried to stem widespread fears over the quality of medical exports.. Read more at straitstimes.com. Well, they'll need that cash when the world causes them to shut down their economy. ChinaFlu ChinaVirus Sure we believe you. And 80 percent were faulty. Mask me corona ka virus bhi ho skta hai 🙄
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