On July 13, local time, WHO held a regular press conference on New Coronary Pneumonia. WHO Director-General Tan Desai said that too many countries are moving in the wrong direction. New Coronavirus is still the number one public enemy, but many governments and The actions of the people do not reflect this. The sole purpose of the virus is to infect people, but the mixed messages sent by leaders are destroying the most critical element of any response: trust.
WHO Director-General Tan Desai pointed out that if the government does not communicate clearly with its citizens and adopts a comprehensive response strategy to curb the spread and save lives, if the population does not follow basic public health principles, that is to maintain physical distance, wash hands, wear masks, When you cough and follow the etiquette and stay at home when you are sick, the epidemic will get worse.
Global statistics based on data reported by various governments show that the epidemic has the most severe spread in Latin America. More than half of all infections and half of deaths worldwide occur in the Americas.
In some parts of the world, especially in the United States with more than 3.3 million diagnosed cases, the number of people infected in the first wave of the epidemic is still increasing significantly, while other regions are “flattening the curve” and relaxing the blockade. Some places, such as Melbourne in Australia and Leicester in the United Kingdom, are implementing a second round of blockade.