Australian infection expert, part of a team visiting Wuhan, says they were provided only with a summary of data
Peter Ben Embarek, a WHO virus expert, also told a press briefing that work to identify the origins of the coronavirus points to a natural reservoir in bats, but it is unlikely that they were in Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the outbreak was discovered in late 2019.
WHO says don’t dismiss AstraZeneca shot after South Africa delays jabs
“We in the World Health Organization do not advocate lockdowns as the primary means of control of this virus", WHO envoy Dr. David Nabarro said.
“We are not expecting to see widespread vaccination until the middle of next year,” spokeswoman Margaret Harris told journalists at a briefing in Geneva.
WHO in talks with Russia over Covid-19 vaccine
Infection being spread by 'unaware' younger people, WHO warns.
The epidemic is changing … People in their 20s, 30s and 40s are increasingly driving the spread. Many are unaware they are infected. This increases the risk of spillovers to the more vulnerable.
"We will continue examining the situation, but there is no evidence food has been maximizing the coronavirus' transmission", said Mike Ryan, WHO's Director of Emergencies.