Epic Thanksgiving Giveaway: MSI GeForce RTX 3080 GAMING X TRIO!

WHO drops a ghastly warning about future global coronavirus deaths

The World Health Organization has dropped a grim warning about the future of the coronavirus.

@Jak_ConnorTT
Published Thu, Jul 9 2020 9:02 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:42 AM CST

Throughout the month of June, coronavirus cases began to take a swing for the worst, and now the World Health Organization (WHO) has given a statement about what the world can expect when it comes to deaths.

WHO drops a ghastly warning about future global coronavirus deaths 63 | TweakTown.com

This past Tuesday, WHO officials gave an updated statement about the current situation the world is facing with the coronavirus. According to Dr. Mike Ryan, the executive director of the WHO's emergencies program, since the world saw an uptick in coronavirus cases over the course of June, "I don't think it should be a surprise if the deaths start to rise again. It will be very unfortunate, but it may happen." Ryan attributes this statement to the climb of coronavirus cases we have only really seen in the last five to six weeks.

Ryan went onto point out the current situation in specific locations around the world. Latin America "doesn't look good", and the WHO is "concerned" about North America - excluding Canada. The WHO official also says that the numbers we are seeing today aren't just because of increased testing, "If you imagine that somewhere in April and May we were dealing with 100,000 cases a day, today we're dealing with 200,000 cases a day, and that is not purely a result of testing." However, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that while global deaths seem to be plateauing, it doesn't mean "it's been a success".

Tedros said, "The leveling of the number of deaths globally is because of some countries [have contained the virus], but in many countries it's on the rise."

Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, head of the WHO's emerging diseases and zoonosis unit also commented, and said, "It will take us some time to really understand mortality but, having said that, there are many things we can do now to prevent infections and by preventing infections we are ultimately preventing the opportunity for someone to advance to serious disease and death."

Important Coronavirus Information:

Everyone may not get the second coronavirus stimulus check, here's why

New virus carried by pigs found, and it has global pandemic potential

Here's Dr. Fauci's new grim update for the coronavirus in the US

Here's exactly what is needed for a coronavirus vaccine to be approved

These are 8 ways masks won't protect you and others from coronavirus

WHO dropped this utterly grave warning to the public about coronavirus

Coronavirus causes infected human cells to grow something really gross

Dr. Fauci has pleaded that everyone doesn't do this one activity

House approves extension of coronavirus small business loan deadline

Bill Gates partly lays blame of coronavirus spread at Facebook's feet

There might not be a second coronavirus stimulus check, and here's why

Here's how much you may get with the second coronavirus stimulus check

Scientists confirm a new and more infectious strain of coronavirus

This is when the second coronavirus stimulus package will be ready

This interactive coronavirus map shows the riskiest travel locations

Here's another 5 dangerous toxic coronavirus hand sanitizers to avoid

Coronavirus is causing these neurological symptoms in children

You won't believe how far coronavirus can spread by just breathing

Coronavirus may cause these diseases to jump from animals to humans

This is Dr. Fauci's new grisly update for the coronavirus in the US

Dr. Fauci gives important update on coronavirus vaccine development

Buy at Amazon

Disposable Face Masks - 50 PCS - For Home & Office (GM50-1)

TodayYesterday7 days ago30 days ago
$3.29$3.30$2.50
* Prices last scanned on 11/29/2020 at 11:04 am CST - prices may not be accurate, click links above for the latest price. We may earn an affiliate commission.
NEWS SOURCE:cnbc.com

Jak's love for technology, and, more specifically, PC gaming, began at 10 years old. It was the day his dad showed him how to play Age of Empires on an old Compaq PC. Ever since that day, Jak fell in love with games and the progression of the technology industry in all its forms. Instead of typical FPS, Jak holds a very special spot in his heart for RTS games.

Newsletter Subscription

Related Tags

Newsletter Subscription
Latest News
View More News
Latest Reviews
View More Reviews
Latest Articles
View More Articles