The WHO urges the United States and Europe not to relax due to the easing of coronavirus
The WHO urges the United States and Europe not to relax due to the easing of coronavirus October 20th, Circuit News published an article entitled “WHO: Europe and the United States should follow the Asian protests”, saying that experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday (19th) that Europe and North America should Following the example of Asian countries, we will continue to take measures to combat the new crown epidemic and isolate anyone who has contact with the infected person.
The chief emergency expert of the World Health Organization, Mike Ryan, said at a press conference on the 19th of confirmed cases that the European region has recorded 8,500 deaths in the past week, and the number of cases in half of the countries has increased by 50%. Ryan praised the anti-epidemic measures in Asian countries. He said that in recent months, countries such as China, Japan, and South Korea have reduced transmission by tracing cases, isolating infected persons, and isolating close contacts; the people of these countries have expressed the government’s longer-term measures. “Higher trust.”
Ryan stated that successful countries have actually been continuing with some key initiatives. Ryan said that these countries crossed the “finish line” and moved on because they knew that the game was not over yet, so it was wrong to artificially set the “finish line”; too many countries proposed an imaginary “finish line” when When they cross the “finish line”, they may slow down certain anti-epidemic measures.
WHO Director-General Tan Desai also urged those in power in Europe and the United States to persist in fighting the virus. Tan Desai said that he knows that it is tiring to persist in fighting the epidemic, but this virus shows that when we let go of our vigilance, it will rebound rapidly at an alarming rate and threaten hospitals and medical systems.
According to data from the Worldometer website, as of 6:30 on the 20th, Beijing time, a total of 40,598,245 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia worldwide, and a total of 1,122,272 deaths. Among them, the United States has a total of 8,443,499 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia and a total of 225,151 deaths. Compared with the same time the day before, there were 57,546 new confirmed cases and 425 new deaths in the United States. Forty-eight European countries and regions have reported 7,157,384 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia and 240,244 deaths; the growth rate of new coronary pneumonia cases has exceeded that of the United States, and the French epidemic indicators have deteriorated.