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Fri Nov 27, 2020, 02:09 PM

WHO: Countries with falling COVID-19 numbers still need to be 'vigilant'

Source: The Hill

A World Health Organization (WHO) leader said Friday that countries that are experiencing decreasing COVID-19 numbers still need to be "vigilant" in case of surges.

WHO's technical lead Maria Van Kerkhove made the comment during a virtual briefing as European countries are seeing their new cases slow down after instituting stricter coronavirus restrictions, although hospitals and intensive care units remain full.

"Even as case numbers are coming down, all countries need to remain vigilant," she said. "Do not let your guard down. It is good to see the measures taking effect and transmission going down, but it is not time to let up. And it's time to even scale up."

Van Kerkhove encouraged all nations to "scale up" their coronavirus testing to prepare for any future outbreaks.

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/who-countries-with-falling-covid-19-numbers-still-need-to-be-vigilant/ar-BB1bqief?li=BBnb7Kz

Too many stupid countries with stupid leaders.

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