Wearing mask by population could push COVID-19 transmission down to controllable levels for national epidemics and could prevent further waves of the pandemic.
New coronavirus cases had their biggest daily increase ever as the pandemic worsens globally and has yet to peak in Central America.
President Jair Bolsonaro threatened Friday to withdraw Brazil from the WHO, following in the footsteps of his US counterpart.
Some countries have seen “upticks” in COVID-19 cases as lockdowns ease, and populations must protect themselves from the coronavirus while authorities continue testing.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman deplored US President Donald Trump’s announcement that he was ending US ties with the World Health Organization amid the global fight against COVID-19, saying that Washington has been “seeking a scapegoat to hide its debacle”.
Iran Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi condemned US President Donald Trump’s threat to halt funding to the World Health Organization.
Health minister says unilateral sanctions imposed on the country by the administration of US President Donald Trump are inhumane and cause suffering and pain for people.
Iran has called on the World Health Organization (WHO) to push for the lifting of the “cruel sanctions” that have impaired the ability of nations to deal with the coronavirus.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday China has all along acted with openness, transparency and responsibility in the fight against COVID-19.
The WHO’s top officials in Europe have voiced concerns that a second wave of coronavirus may be inevitable this winter, possibly exacerbated by seasonal flu or a potential measles outbreak.