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The World Health Organization’s (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday that Europe had now become the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak, with more daily cases being reported than at the height of the outbreak in China, where the virus first began. He added that more than 123,000 cases had been reported, with 5,000 deaths.

Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove said that the timing of when the COVID-19 virus would peak globally was not easy to predict, however the trajectory of the coronavirus in each country would depend on how they respond and how they react to their first cases. She also said that the timing of the virus peaking in countries dealing with independent clusters would depend on how they look for the chains of transmission within the clusters.

Tedros also announced anyone could now donate to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, saying they were originally relying on governmental donations, but now the general public can also contribute. He said this would help with co-ordination to combat the virus, purchase more medical equipment, and invest in research and development.

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23 Replies to “Coronavirus outbreak: WHO says "Europe is now epicentre of pandemic" | FULL”

  1. This guy should resign and his bank account should be checked.. If he does his job when virus started in China, it won’t spread like this. But he told everyone that Chinese gov is doing great job. . Hahahaha WHO stands for Wuhan Health Organization. Hahaha

  2. Westerners used to called all Asean walk by a Corona Virus. They really show their true colors narrrow minded and low infomation
    educated, eventhough it originate from China. Now all asean dont want to get close to Westerner people due to their low sanitary way of life.

  3. These fools need to be gone.. Wait until this is over.. Then the heads will roll….. For everyone who dies from this Chinese biological weapon… Heads will roll… May the Lord God protect us all from this evil that's been released upon mankind.

  4. God damit the US governement needs to stop this apocalyptic panic, seasonal flu kills people with exact same complications at a biblic proportion and life goes-on as usual but with covid- 19 its armagedon, thanks to useless WHO and CDC who created this mess!!!!!!!!!

  5. OHH, WHOs job is to report the obvious. All this time we thought it was to protect the world. They’re just really slow and incompetent form of media.

  6. Bless all the health workers everywhere… "O Lord! Protect us from what lieth in front of us and behind us, above our heads, on our right, on our left, below our feet and every other side to which we are exposed. Verily, Thy protection over all things is unfailing." ~ Baha'i Faith

  7. God of Israel, may you forgive us our sins. In this time of worldwide crisis, help us to realize our sins, complacencies and insensitiveness to the poor. I beseech thee in tears, to heal our land from this virus. Not for the reason that we may continue sinning but, to be a repentant and changed person. I bow my knees and beg thee in the name of your Son our Saviour Jesus Christ.

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