WHO Warns Coronavirus Will Get Worse Worldwide

The World Health Organization issued a global warning about the worsening of the global pandemic now that countries are starting to ease restrictions  The world is seeing an insurgence of new cases over the last few weeks.   WHO chief Tedros Ghebreyesus  said “Let me blunt: too many countries are headed in the wrong direction.”  To-date, there have been almost 13 million people infected and 570,000 deaths worldwide.  The Americas, led by the U.S. are now the epicenter of the disease.  Tedros emphasized that governments need to have comprehensive plans to combat the epidemic or things will continue to “get worse and worse”.  The US has seen a sharp rise in cases in the last few weeks, led by states in the Southeast and West.  Florida in particular has set new records for cases almost every day for the last few days.