WHO says the Americas are new epicentre of coronavirus pandemic
BRASILIA (REUTERS) - The World Health Organisation ( WHO ) considers the Americas the new epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, and now is not the time for countries to ease restrictions, officials said in a Tuesday (May 26) briefing.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Dr Carissa Etienne, WHO director for the Americas and head of the Pan American Health Organisation, said via videoconference that outbreaks were accelerating in countries such as Brazil, where the number of deaths reported in the last week was the highest in the world for a seven-day period since the coronavirus pandemic began.
Epicentre not origin. You wanna find the cure, go to the source itself. Mind updatin progress on what's happenin with the research teams?
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