02 iulie 2020

World Health Organization warns Mideast at ‘critical threshold’ in virus numbers


Regional director says ‘concerning milestone’ of a million infections passed as 22 countries from Morocco to Pakistan record 1,077,706 novel coronavirus cases and 24,973 deathsCAIRO, Egypt — The World Health Organization warned Wednesday the Middle East was at a decisive moment in the fight against the novel coronavirus, with cases surging as countries ease lockdown measures.“We are at a critical threshold in our region,” the WHO’s Middle East head, Ahmed al-Mandhari, said in an online press [...]