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WHO says some countries ‘are on a dangerous track’ as Covid cases begin to stress health systems

October 23, 2020


Some countries are on “a dangerous track” in the coronavirus pandemic and hospitals are beginning to reach capacity ahead of winter, the head of the World Health Organization said Friday.

″Too many countries are seeing an exponential increase in cases and that’s now leading to hospitals and ICU running close or above capacity and we’re still only in October,” Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a press briefing.

He called on world leaders where cases are surging to “course correct as quickly as possible.”

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