The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday received reports of pneumonia in China from an unknown cause six months ago, which would later be identified as a novel coronavirus infection, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanombebreas said on Monday.
Tedros warned, however, that the epidemic is far from over any time soon
“It’s not even close to the end,” Tedros said at a news briefing in Geneva on Monday.
“Although many countries around the world have made some progress, the epidemic is actually picking up speed. We’re all together and we’ve been with this for a long time,” Tedros said.
Here’s what you need to know about global outbreaks:
Arizona has shut down bars, gyms and other businesses after a “brutal” increase in the Covid-19 case: Still one of the deadliest rollbacks to repurchase, Arizona has been shutting down bars, gyms, movie theaters and other businesses for 30 days in the midst of a “brutal” Increase in Covid-19 cases, Govt. Doug Ducey said Monday. The return comes as the state has seen a sharp rise in the number of Kovid-19 cases recently. There are about 75,000 reported infections so far 46,689 cases 10 days ago.
The Australian state has re-locked 10 suburbs: The state of Victoria has re-locked 10 suburbs around Melbourne in the wake of the recent Carnavirus scandal. The home-stay-order will be effective from 11:59 a.m. local time until July 1 and July 29.
These 10 postcodes will again limit beauty parlors, gyms, libraries and swimming pools – which recently reopened – while cafes and restaurants will only return to accept and distribute vert.
The WHO team studied how the virus originated: At Monday’s briefing, Director-General Tedros said the WHO was sending a team to China to better understand how the novel coronavirus got started. Tedros said he hopes the tour, next week, will “lead to understanding”. [of] How the virus started and how we can prepare for the future. ”
A new swine flu has been discovered with “potential for an epidemic”: In a study released on Monday, Chinese researchers have discovered a new type of swine flu that could infect humans and has the potential to become an epidemic in the future. The researchers say the disease, known as the G4 virus, now “shows all the essential features of an experimental epidemic virus” and was genetically derived from the H1N1 swine flu that caused a worldwide epidemic in 2009.
The World Rugby Sevens series has been canceled due to the Carnavirus epidemic: The rest of this year’s World Rugby Sevens series has been canceled due to a coronavirus epidemic, the sports administration said on Tuesday.
The EU is preparing to reopen its borders – but probably not to the Americans: Is the European Union 15 countries are preparing to reopen its external borders Out of the block as early as Wednesday. However, the United States is one of the two countries that will not be included in the proposed list, according to EU diplomats.
Diplomats were not allowed to discuss the issue before an agreement was reached between the 27 member states of the EU, they confirmed to CNN that EU governments had been given until noon on Tuesday to allow entry into 15 countries.