“Like the First or Second World War, combating the virus required a nationwide mobilization of government and of the ingenuity, know-how, and productive capacity of American industry,” Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia says.
Dr Hans Kluge (pictured) said it is 'possible' a vaccine will be available within a year but warned that this would not be a 'silver bullet'.
"It isn't too late to turn it around. It isn't too late to get the infrastructure in place, to work on that and to use it appropriately," Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, head of the WHO's emerging diseases and zoonosis unit, said.
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Dr Ranieri Guerra, an assistant director-general for strategic initiatives at the WHO, said the pandemic had so far spread as health officials had anticipated.
With infection numbers rising in more than 30 states, the US set a daily record for new coronavirus cases. And federal health officials warned that the number of people who've been infected is vastly undercounted.
The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating. More than 150,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported to WHO.
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‘I’m sorry to say that, but with this kind of environment and condition, we fear the worst,’ says Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus