Exhausted staff in some overwhelmed health care systems could be a factor in mortality rates, Ryan said, adding: "We need to reduce the tsunamis of patients coming through the door to give doctors, nurses and other carers the opportunity to save more lives".
"Over the past five weeks, we have witnessed a near exponential growth in the number of new COVID-19 cases, reaching nearly every country, territory and area", he added.
Speaking at a press briefing on Wednesday, Ghebreyesus expressed concerns about the "rapid escalation and global spread" of coronavirus.
Though scientists have learned an "enormous amount" about the virus in the past few months - after knowing "almost nothing" about it following the initial outbreak in Wuhan, China, he noted - the number of unknowns related to the virus, including its "behavior", makes controlling the outbreak that much harder, he said.
Globally 1,016,534 people have been affected by 53,179 deaths.
"The epidemic does pose unique public health risks in Yemen... given the already weak health system and the high vulnerability among the population", said Marina Wes, the bank's country director.
Un million de personnes infectées dans le monde — Coronavirus
Le Portugal a décidé mercredi 1er avril de prolonger l'état d'urgence imposé afin de lutter contre la pandémie de coronavirus . Comme auparavant en Italie , en Espagne ou en France , les personnels médicaux demandent des équipements de protection.
The World Health Organisation is calling on governments to implement social welfare programs to protect the vulnerable - warning cases will reach one million soon with 50,000 deaths - as counties halt movement to prevent COVID-19's spread. As per the Health Ministry's updated data, nine fresh deaths were reported - four from Maharashtra, three from Madhya Pradesh and one each from Andhra Pradesh and Punjab.
The WHO chief urged governments to implement social welfare measures to safeguard poor people from going hungry during the crisis.
"Broad and expedited agreement on debt relief is essential to enable them to care for their people and avoid economic collapse". The number of positive COVID-19 cases in the United Kingdom stands at 29,865 with 2,352 total deaths from the virus.
"It is critical that we ensure these countries are well equipped to detect, test, isolate and treat #COVID19 cases, and identify contacts - I am encouraged to see that this is occurring in many countries, despite limited resources", he said.
Iran's health ministry said Covid-19 killed another 124 people, pushing the country's death toll to 3,160.
A safe vaccine is thought to be 12 to 18 months away, while World Health Organization emergencies director Michael Ryan stressed: "There is no therapy that has been proven to be effective in the treatment of COVID-19".
Communications staff at the White House and the Chinese embassy in Washington didn't immediately respond to requests for comment. Doubts about China's transparency in dealing with the pandemic have strained its ties with US.
We have named them - Covid (boy) and Corona (girl) for now", Preeti Verma , the 27-year-old mother of the newborns, told PTI. India, with a population of nearly 1.4 billion people, so far has 2,567 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 72 deaths.
But as Frank Sinatra famously said to Grace Kelly (in the 1956 movie musical High Society), "there are rules about such things". Sign stealing is not against Major League Baseball rules, but using electronics to steal signs is a violation.
Freeland said the government is planning to "pull out all the stops" to press the US on its plans to limit supplies to Canada. Trudeau also announced a new agreement with Amazon Canada to help distribute medical supplies across the country.
You've got to seem cool, and then I see anger built up in teenagers and young adults because they are wanting that so badly. I just feel like when I finally said what I was going to say, I wanted to know everything about it.
Beer and other alcohol are rising in sales this month as Americans are being forced to hunker down in light of the coronavirus. Corona Hard Seltzer, which launched in early March, is also off to a "strong start", according to a company earnings release.
The technology has a pretty good track record; a year ago it predicted Rathvinden (third) would beat Tiger Roll (winner). Handing profits to such a worthy charity as the NHS while it leads the fight against Covid-19 is the ideal scenario.
In an interview with BNN Bloomberg, Parmenter said banks should be turning their attention next to access of low-priced credit. Beginning next week, online requests for payment deferrals will be available for credit card customers online.
Bryant retired following the 2015-16 season with career averages of 25.0 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic , Kobe Bryant , Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett will be the class of 2020.
Irak : Washington menace Téhéran
Les échanges de menaces sur le sol irakien continuent entre les deux grands alliés du pays: l'Iran et les États-Unis. L'US Army a mené dans la foulée des frappes en représailles.
Les Canadiens s'entendent avec l'attaquant Laurent Dauphin
Dauphin avait été un choix de deuxième tour des Coyotes de l'Arizona au repêchage de 2013, le 39e joueur choisi au total. Le Québécois empochera 700 000 $ dans la LNH et 175 000 $ dans la Ligue américaine avec un salaire garanti de 200 000 $.