WHO says COVID-19 pandemic is one big wave not seasonal

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People are still thinking about seasons. What we all need to get our heads around is this is a new virus and this one is behaving differently.

A World Health Organization official on Tuesday portrayed the COVID-19 pandemic as "one major wave" and cautioned against carelessness in the northern half of the globe summer since the disease doesn't share the flu's inclination to follow seasons.

WHO authorities have been making careful effort to abstain from depicting a resurgence of COVID-19 cases like those in Hong Kong as "waves" as this recommends the infection is carrying on in manners outside human ability to control when in actuality deliberate activity can slow its spread.

Margaret Harris rehashed that message in a virtual preparation in Geneva. "We are in the principal wave. It will be one major wave. It will go all over a piece. The best thing is to level it and transform it into simply something lapping at your feet," she said.

Highlighting high case numbers at the tallness of the U.S. summer, she asked cautiousness in applying measures and cautioned against mass get-togethers.

"Individuals are as yet pondering seasons. What we as a whole need to get our heads around is this is another infection and...this one is carrying on unexpectedly," she said.

"Summer is an issue. This infection prefers all climate."

Be that as it may, she communicated worry about COVID-19 cases agreeing with typical occasional flu cases during the southern half of the globe's winter, and said the Geneva-based body was observing this intently.

Up until now, she stated, research facility tests are not indicating high quantities of influenza cases, recommending a later-than-ordinary beginning to the season.

If you have an expansion in a respiratory sickness when you as of now have a high weight of respiratory ailment, that squeezes the wellbeing framework," she stated, encouraging individuals to be immunized against influenza.

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