Published On: Thu, Jul 23rd, 2020

WHO says U.S., Brazil and India can ‘deal with’ pandemic

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization said on Thursday that the United States, Brazil and India, which are all suffering fast rises in coronavirus cases, can still get on top of the pandemic.

A health worker takes a swab sample of a boy for COVID-19 test at medical camp in Mumbai, Maharashtra state, India, Thursday, July 23, 2020. (Photo: AP)

They are “powerful, able, democratic countries who have tremendous internal capacities to deal with this disease”, Dr Mike Ryan, head of the WHO emergencies programme, told a Geneva briefing.

U.S. coronavirus cases exceeded 4 million on Thursday, with over 2,600 new cases recorded every hour on average, the highest rate in the world, according to a Reuters tally.

Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by The Sen Times staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: Reuters

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