The world health organization (who) declaredthat the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-2019 can be described as a pandemic. The head of the organization tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus saidit is the first in the history of the pandemic coronavirus infection.
The first cases of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 was registered in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019. Shortly thereafter, in the city and the whole region of China started the outbreak, which then spread to more than 100 countries. At the time of this writing, the number of confirmed cases was more than 120 thousand, and died from it more than 4,300 people, and in recent weeks the virus has increasingly spread to other countries. For example, in Italy the number of infected is more than 10 thousand.
The who representative noted that the organization does not change the methods of fighting the spread of the disease. Furthermore, the who expects the number of registered cases of infection will continue to increase in the coming weeks.
In late January, the who has acknowledged the spread of SARS-CoV-2 the international situation of extraordinary importance. His solution, the organization announced that the coronavirus can spread rapidly in the countries with low level of health that will lead to a large number of infected and victims.
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