Official Says COVID-19 Isn't Seasonal: 'It's One Big Wave'

Official Says COVID-19 Isn't Seasonal: 'It's One Big Wave'

A vaccination for COVID-19 has yet to be discovered and approved. On 27 July he said that he has called for an emergency Commission. The WHO has warned people about the coronavirus.

"It's going to be one big wave, " she said".

She said World Health Organization is monitoring coronavirus cases occurring alongside normal seasonal influenza cases amid the southern hemisphere's winter, adding that lab samples are suggesting a delayed start to flu season, per Reuters. She was speaking at a virtual briefing.

Many European countries have been gradually lifting or relaxing their quarantine restrictions since May. Influenza typically shows a surge in cases in early winters and spring. World Health Organization is now closely monitoring this possibility of a seasonal spike owing to a sharp increase in the number of cases during the summer season in North America. Additionally, she urged everyone to follow measures and to avoid mass gatherings.

"They can be leaders - they should be leaders and drivers of change", he said, adding that all people have a role to play in reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19. What we all need to get our heads around is this is a new virus and. this one is behaving differently. Summer is a problem. "This virus likes all weather".

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She further said that the virus is not season-specific. It urged the world to instead brace itself for "one big wave" of infections. He said, "What we are seeing are spikes in many countries, and in Leicester [in the UK] and other places".

"So, where people are in close contact, we are seeing intense transmission". "Even in Australia [in the state of Victoria], there is clearly an upturn, but the disease was only at low levels to start with, so it's down to a vague terminology".

However, the confluence of seasonal influenza with COVID-19 could trigger an increase in the number of cases.

While referring to the elusive nature of the virus, she said that we must look beyond seasons.

Saying that young people can be infected and can transmit the virus to others, Tedros stressed that young people must take the same precautions to protect themselves and others.

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