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Coronavirus latest: Second wave ‘cannot be excluded’, WHO says

“A second wave is not inevitable but it cannot be excluded,” Dr Hans Kluge, the World Health Organization (WHO)’s regional director for Europe told Euronews.

He said that it’s normal for countries to begin coming out of lockdown gradually as long as the move is guided by data.

“It has to be what I call a partnership between the people and the policy makers. The most important [part] is we know what works: respiratory hygiene, physical distancing and hand washing,” he added.

“The lockdown has changed nothing. We do not have a vaccine, not a treatment. In that sense, routine surveillance remains very important,” Dr Kluge said.

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janet merryweather
janet merryweather
May 29, 2020

“it’s normal for countries to begin coming out of lockdown gradually as long as the move is guided by data.”

LOCKDOWN ISN’T NORMAL – THE WHO IS CORRUPT

Smoking Eagle
Smoking Eagle
Reply to  janet merryweather
May 30, 2020

That sentence jumped out at me too. “It’s normal for countries to begin coming out of lockdown gradually”? So what’s “normal” about a global lock down? Who remembers the last time a disease caused a global lock down? On 30 January 2020, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19 to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern and issued a set of Temporary Recommendations. WHO announced that COVID-19 had become a pandemic on March 12th. WHO did not force countries to lock down. It seems to me that it did its job. What… Read more »

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