US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The coronavirus pandemic is still in its first wave. This was stated by Michael Ryan, director of the World Health Organization (WHO) health emergency program.
Morbidity can go up at any moment, everyone needs to be prepared for the second wave, he said at a briefing broadcast on the WHO website.
All countries, including those where the incidence curve has declined, should continue to follow security measures, monitor the spread of coronavirus, and carry out testing, Ryan said. Everything must be done to prevent the second wave from arising, he stressed.
On May 22, WHO head Tedros Adhan Ghebreyesus announced that the organization lacked $ 900 million to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the Worldometer Statistics Bureau, as of May 25, nearly 5.5 million cases of coronavirus have been detected in the world. More than 347 thousand people died, 2.36 million people recovered.
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