World Health Organization chief says political leadership ‘can stop this pandemic’

World Health Organization chief says political leadership ‘can stop this pandemic’

World Health Organization chief says political leadership ‘can stop this pandemic’

Meanwhile, the global death toll due to coronavirus COVID-19 on Wednesday night (11:30 pm IST, March 25) reached 20,499 with total confirmed cases of 4,51,355, according to the Johns Hopkins University's latest graph.

China announced on Wednesday the lifting of tough restrictions on the province of Hubei, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, after a months-long lockdown as the country reported no new infection cases. Of these, 10 people have died. "But on their own, these measures will not extinguish epidemics". "On their own these measures won't extinguish epidemics", said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

Tedros has previously warned that countries taking measures to lock down their societies must use the time wisely to implement other aggressive interventions, including widespread testing and efforts to track down the virus' transmission chains.

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He also suggested identifying, adapting and equipping facilities for treating and isolating patients, developing a clear plan and process to quarantine contacts, as well as refocusing the whole of government on containing COVID-19.

In a press conference on the United Nation's response to the ongoing health crisis, Ghebreyesus recommended the practice as the planet's best chance of prevent a resurgence of viral community transmission once restrictions are lifted.

The World Health Organization is warning that opening schools and businesses too early could cause a resurgence of coronavirus. "The answer depends on what countries do while these wide measures are in place". "This will help you to suppress and control it as soon as possible before it gets serious", he said.

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