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WHO: coronavirus has become pandemic

WHO: coronavirus has become pandemic
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Specialists from the World Health Organization (WHO) considered that a new type of coronavirus is becoming a pandemic. This is due to the high speed of its spread.

Как said WHO Director-General Tedros Gebreyesus, already in the coming days, experts around the world expect an increase in the countries affected by the pandemic. In addition, doctors suggest that the number of deaths will increase.

A pandemic is a severe epidemic in which the disease spreads across several countries. According to the latest data, 118 thousand people around the world have contracted the new coronavirus in 114 countries. Of these, 4291 were fatal cases. In Russia, 28 cases were registered.

WHO experts urge the leaders of all states to take measures to prevent the development of the epidemic. The border with China is now closed in Russia, limited Air communicationwith Europe, South Korea, North Korea and Japan. At the same time, doctors suggest that the disease may become chronic due to the rapid mutation of the virus.

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