The World Health Organization said Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic has taken the form of “a big wave” instead of the more common seasonal ebbs experienced by most viruses.
“People are still thinking about the seasons. What we all need to understand is that this is a new virus and … it behaves differently, “WHO spokeswoman Margaret Harris said at a virtual conference in Geneva, according to Reuters.
“It will be a great wave. It’s going to go up and down a little bit, ”he added. “The best thing is to flatten it out and make it something that licks your feet.”
Numerous public health officials, including Anthony FauciAnthony Fauci Yankees surprised by Trump announcing plans to launch first uninvited launch: NYT We need an independent public health agency Sinclair chooses not to target the investigator behind the ‘Plandemic’ conspiracy video MORE, the U.S.’s leading infectious disease expert, warned early in the pandemic that even if infection rates decreased, a second wave was likely to occur in the fall.
In early July, when an increase in cases began in several states, including Florida, California and Texas, Fauci warned that the United States “was still knee-deep in the first wave of this.”
“It was a sudden surge or resurgence of infections superimposed on a baseline, Francis, that never really got where we wanted to go,” Fauci told the director of the National Institutes of Health, Francis Collins.
“A series of circumstances associated with various states and cities trying to open up in the sense of returning to some form of normalcy has led to a situation where we now have record cases,” he added.
White House Economic Advisor Larry kudlowLawrence (Larry) Alan KudlowMORE He denied the possibility of a second wave in late June, even when the White House trade adviser told CNN that the White House is preparing for such a scenario.
“There are some hot spots. We’re on that. Now we know how to deal with these things, we have come a long way since last winter and a second wave is not coming, ”Kudlow said on CNBC on June 22.