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The head of the European centre for disease prevention and control (ECDC) Andrea Ammon predicted Europe a second wave of coronavirus infection. On Thursday, may 21, reports the Daily Mail.
According to Ammon, a lot of people now a weak immune system and those who have developed antibodies to the virus, very little this means that 85-90 percent of the population remain susceptible to infection. In addition, concerns not in the theory — the second wave will appear again in the EU, but it is not known exactly at what time, said the specialist. In her opinion, COVID-19 will not disappear soon, as have already adapted to the new conditions and the human body.
According to the newspaper, the next outbreak is likely to appear before scientists can develop a vaccine. It is noted that this can occur in winter during the seasonal influenza.
Ammon believes largely on the effectiveness of suppression of coronavirus has affected the citizens, returned in early March, with the ski resorts because they COVID-19 spread in all EU countries. In addition, the head of the ECDC complained about the slow reaction of governments. In her opinion, all could have been avoided if the heads of European States imposed restrictions — mode isolation and prohibitions on the entry of foreign citizens — before.
As at 21 may in the UK found 249 thousand infected with a coronavirus. The total number of infected people in the world exceeded five million. It is noted that 2.68 million patients (98 percent) are in moderate condition and another 45 769 patients in critical. The most affected countries are the USA (1 547 353 infected), Russia (308 705) and Brazil (271 628).
On may 18 it was also reported that in Austria withheld information about the outbreak of coronavirus in the ski resorts. About five million tourists who visited in St. Anton and Ischgl, prepared a lawsuit against the local authorities for the deliberate concealment of information about infection in these regions.
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