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'Worst is yet to come': WHO chief warns over coronavirus pandemic

It has now been six months since the first cases of a mysterious pneumonia-like illness were reported in Wuhan, China

Health workers in protective gear walk in a lane to administer a free medical checkup in a slum Appa Pada area at Malad, in Mumbai on Sunday.
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Health workers in protective gear walk in a lane to administer a free medical checkup in a slum Appa Pada area at Malad, in Mumbai on Sunday.

Agencies New Delhi
The head of the World Health Organisation has warned that the coronavirus pandemic is not even close to being over.
It has now been six months since the first cases of a mysterious pneumonia-like illness were reported in Wuhan, China.
At the time it was feared that we would see a repeat of the Sars outbreak of 2002 to 2004, which killed 774 people.
Now, with more than 500,000 people dead and more than 10 million confirmed cases worldwide, WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said this is "a moment for all of us to reflect", the BBC reported.
But, he warned, the "worst

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First Published: Jun 30 2020 | 8:14 AM IST

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