Europe can live with COVID-19 with local lockdowns - WHO regional director

2020-09-01 01:56:00 PM

Europe can live with COVID-19 with local lockdowns - WHO regional director

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Europe can live with COVID-19 with local lockdowns - WHO regional director

Europe can live with COVID-19 without a vaccine by managing outbreaks with localised lockdowns, the World Health Organization’s director for the region said on Tuesday.

“The day we are going to conquer the pandemic is not necessarily the vaccine. It is when we learn to live with the pandemic, and that can be tomorrow,” Hans Kluge, World Health Organization regional director for Europe, told Sky News.Asked if he expected wholesale lockdowns in the coming months to avoid a second wave of infections, he said: “No.”

“I’m optimistic, but we cannot exclude localised lockdowns,” he said.

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“The day we are going to conquer the pandemic is not necessarily the vaccine. It is when we learn to live with the pandemic, and that can be tomorrow,” Hans Kluge, World Health Organization regional director for Europe, told Sky News. Oxford Biomedica said in a statement that under the deal it would mass-produce the potential vaccine, AZD1222, for the novel coronavirus for a period of 18 months, which may be further extended by another 18 months into 2022 and 2023. Asked if he expected wholesale lockdowns in the coming months to avoid a second wave of infections, he said: “No. 5.” “I’m optimistic, but we cannot exclude localised lockdowns,” he said. Borne told LCI TV that staff working alone, or in open-plan workspaces where there were relatively few staff with big spaces between workers, would not have to wear masks. Download the EWN app to your iOS or Android device.3bn market capitalisation.

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