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Director General of the world health organization (who), Tedros Adan Ghebreyesus, said that the coronavirus pandemic accelerated. About it reports TASS.
It is noted that over the past six weeks the number of cases has doubled. “The who has received reports of almost 16 million cases and more than 640 thousands of deaths. The pandemic continues to accelerate,” admitted Adan Ghebreyesus. According to him, in the near future the organization will collect the emergency Committee to develop further recommendations.
Earlier it was reported that the outbreak of coronavirus infection recorded in the Vietnamese city of da Nang and nearby provinces, caused by a new type of coronavirus — it is more aggressive and more dangerous than previously known. Currently there are four known cases of infection with the new virus type two patients are connected to devices of artificial ventilation of lungs (IVL). According to studies, the virus rapidly multiplies and causes a faster transition to severe condition.
According to the Johns Hopkins University, in total there are over 16.3 million cases of infection of SARS-CoV-2. Victims of the resulting diseases COVID-19 649 thousand people.
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