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Who called the cause of new outbreaks COVID-19 in Europe

New flash COVID-19 in several countries of Europe and the Northern hemisphere are related to the fact that young people are reduced vigilance in the summer, said at a briefing on Thursday, the Director General of the world organization of health tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus.

"Evidence suggests that outbreaks of cases COVID-19 in some countries is a result of the fact that young people have relaxed their vigilance during the summer season in the Northern hemisphere," he said.

The emergency Committee who will meet to assess the situation with COVID-19 in the world

The Director General of the world health organization tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus this week will convene the emergency Committee by the who to assess the situation with the pandemic COVID-19 in the world.

"This Thursday will mark six months since, when the who announced COVID-19 emergency of public health of international importance... As required by international rules, I will bring the emergency Committee this week to re-evaluate the situation with the pandemic COVID-19 and gave me appropriate advice," said who Director-General at a press conference Monday in Geneva.

The number of cases COVID-19 in the world has almost doubled over the past six weeks

The number of cases COVID-19 in the world in the last six weeks has almost doubled and reached almost 16 million, said Director General of the world health organization (who) tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus.

"The who has reported nearly 16 million cases COVID-19 and more than 640 thousands of deaths. The pace of the pandemic continues to accelerate. Over the past six weeks the total number of cases has roughly doubled", - quotes Twitter the who Director-General statement.

Who assessed the situation with coronavirus in Latin America

The threat of an active transfer and dissemination COVID-19 in Latin America remains high, said at a briefing in Geneva, the Director of the who programme on emergency health Michael Ryan.

"Almost all countries in Latin America present the transmission of the virus among the community. The level of infection stable in some States and continues to grow in others. We had a complicated situation in Bolivia, Colombia and other places, where in recent weeks has increased the number of infections. So I would say that the overall situation in Latin America continues to pose a threat to active transmission COVID-19", - he said.

The number of cases of infection with coronavirus in the world exceeded 13 million people

The number of confirmed cases of infection with the new coronavirus of its type in the world exceeded 13 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University, which summarizes the data of the Federal and local authorities, as well as media and other open sources.

According to the University 00.11 GMT the number of cases of infection with coronavirus in the entire world has reached 13 006 764. Died, according to the University, 570 776 people with COVID-19. Cured for all the time 7 163 038 people.

Who voiced the four scenarios of the pandemic coronavirus

Reaction of various States to the pandemic coronavirus can be described in four scenarios, said the head of the world health organization tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus at the briefing.

The first group include the countries of South-East Asia, the Pacific, the Caribbean and Africa, "which was warned and aware" about the outbreak. According to the head of the who, the leaders of these countries "took control of the situation into their own hands", which allowed to establish effective communication with the population regarding the necessary action.

Who said that the peak of the pandemic coronavirus has not yet reached

The head of the world health organization Tedros of Ghebreyesus said the acceleration in rate of spread of the coronavirus in the world.

"The outbreak is accelerating, and we certainly haven't reached the peak of the pandemic," he said.

The who is cautiously optimistic about the emergence of vaccine COVID-19

The world health organization (who) is experiencing a cautious optimism about the possible emergence of a vaccine against coronavirus, said at the briefing foreign correspondents Association in Geneva office of the UN who Director-General Dr tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus.

"As you know, at the moment we have no vaccine for coronavirus. So the question is, whether we have a vaccine. Of course, we should be optimistic but careful, as it will be the first vaccine against the coronavirus," said he.

The Egyptian Minister said about the trials of four vaccines against coronavirus

Egyptian scientists are conducting preclinical studies of at least four vaccines against coronavirus and develop three medications from the disease, said Minister of higher education and scientific research of Egypt Khalid Abd al-Ghaffar.

The Director General of the world health organization (who) tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus said earlier on Thursday that at the moment in the world there is a development of 141 vaccines against coronavirus.

The number of cases COVID-19 in the world has reached ten million

Six months after revealing COVID-19 number of infected virus in the world reached 10 million people, 500 thousand died, said at a briefing in Geneva the Director General of the world organization of health tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus.

"Tomorrow will be six months from the time when who got the first reports about the outbreak of an unknown type of pneumonia in China. Significant date coincides with the achievement of the 10 million cases of infection COVID-19 and 500 thousand deaths," he said.

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