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Lockdown not enough to eliminate coronavirus: WHO


As global cases of the coronavirus crossed 21,000 on Wednesday, World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that a lockdown will not be enough to get rid of the deadly virus.

"To slow the spread of Covid-19, many countries introduced "lockdown" measures. But on their own, these measures will not extinguish epidemics. We call on all countries to use this time to attack the novel coronavirus. You have created a second window of opportunity," Ghebreyesus said in a press conference.

More than one-third of the countries around the world have imposed lockdowns and other restrictions to ...


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