WHO: The worst is yet to come

June 30, 2020, Geneva. According to a statement of Mr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of World Health Organization (WHO), the worst could be still to come in the Covid-19 pandemic. Mr. Ghebreyesus  said the virus would infect many more people if governments did not start to implement the right policies. briefing. “The hard reality is that this is not even close to being over,” he said. “Most people remain susceptible, the virus still has a lot of room to move.”

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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, General Director of WHO

Mike Ryan, the director of the WHO’s emergencies program also said there had been tremendous progress towards finding a vaccine, but there was no guarantee of success. Many, many countries through applying a comprehensive strategy have reached a very low level of virus transmission in their countries but always have to remain vigilant in case there are clusters or small outbreaks.


Tenth biggest British city, in lockdown again

In this context, due to a spike in infections, the city Leicester (UK) has re-entered in a partial lockdown. Non-essential shops that reopened on 15 June will close on 30 June. Bars, restaurants and hairdressers will not open on 4 July. Schools will close on 2 July, except to vulnerable children and children of key workers.

With a population of more than 300,000, Leicester is the largest city in the East Midlands and the tenth largest in UK

The PTC industry’s crucial role in the Coronacrisis is highlighted once again, since the hygiene focus and hygiene related procedures are more important than ever in this context.