Scientists around the world agree that we’re not ready for the next pandemic, so the World Health Organization is paying close attention to certain infectious diseases. You should too.
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The WHO "has implemented a temporary pause... while the safety data is reviewed", its chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, referring to the hydroxychloroquine arm of a global trial of various possible treatments.
Healthcare systems worldwide will come under an immense strain as the pandemic coincides with the upcoming flu season.
Scientists are still trying to discover the exact impacts of the coronavirus as deaths and infections continue to rise globally. What started with chills, headaches and fever has now progressed to lethal impacts, including strokes and heart damage.
Antibiotic usage has risen during the fight against secondary infections in coronavirus patients, raising concerns that it could create a dangerous pathogen.
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China has tried to use the crisis to build influence but is also accused of spreading disinformation and financially benefitting from the virus, while the US has also been criticised for its inept response to Covid-19.
US health authorities also believe that even if Covid-19 cases slow over summer, the rate of infection is likely to increase again in fall and winter in line with other seasonal viruses like the flu.
Despite extensive research and investment around the world, a lot remains unknown about pandemic-causing Covid-19.
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