COVID-19 Is 'One Big Wave' Not Seasonal, Warns WHO

There have been reports of cases of the virus among younger people rising in areas in the Netherlands

Today marks six months since the World Health Organization declared the new coronavirus a public health emergency of worldwide concern. One of the officials at World Health Organization said that this had been called the "second wave" of infections.

A World Health Organization (WHO) spokesperson recently described the coronavirus pandemic as "one big wave" and cautioned against complacency in the northern hemisphere summer.

Geneva: Alerting the young in age across the globe, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General, World Health Organisation (WHO) stated we have said it before and we will say it again: young people are not invincible.

"It's one big wave". It's going to go up and down a bit. She was speaking at a virtual briefing.

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Britain and several other European countries have placed restrictions on travel to Spain. Influenza typically shows a surge in cases in early winters and spring. But pointing to the growing cases of corona in the USA during the summer season, Harris said, "We need to be more vigilant and follow safety rules".

Pointing to high case numbers at the height of the USA summer, she urged vigilance in applying measures and warned against 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", she said. Summer is a problem. This virus likes all weathers, but what it particularly likes is jumping from one person to another when we come in close contact.

So far, she said, laboratory samples are not showing high numbers of flu cases, suggesting a later-than-normal start to the season.

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