Coronavirus live news: World still at 'beginning' of pandemic, WHO Covid-19 envoy warns

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Part the arena’s schoolchildren nonetheless not able to wait school rooms

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Global nonetheless firstly of the pandemic, WHO skilled warns

The sector remains to be firstly of the coronavirus pandemic, a Global Well being Group particular envoy on Covid-19 has mentioned.Dr David Nabarro described the location as “ugly” throughout a sitting of the United Kingdom’s overseas affairs committee.He instructed MPs:

It’s a lot worse than any of the science fiction about pandemics. That is in point of fact critical – we’re now not even in the course of it but. We’re nonetheless firstly of it.

“And we’re starting to see what harm it’s going to purpose the arena. And it’s getting nastier as we pass into this actual section in Europe of observing the object come again once more.”

He added: “None folks in finding the existing scenario anything else as opposed to terrible, ugly, in point of fact embarrassing.

“It’s a horrible scenario, a well being factor has were given so out of keep watch over it’s knocking the arena into, now not only a recession, however an enormous financial contraction which might most likely double the collection of deficient other folks, double the collection of malnourished, result in loads of hundreds of thousands of small companies going bankrupt.”

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