WHO sees the new epicenter of the Corona-pandemic
The world health organization (WHO) considers the rapidly increasing number of Coronavirus infections in South America with concern.
The continent was "a new epicenter of the disease geworden", the WHO expert Michael Ryan said on Friday in Geneva. "There is a great concern to these countries, but Brazil is currently betroffen" clearly the strongest;, Ryan said.
The country has developed in the past few days, the Central hotspot of the pandemic in South America. According to the official Figures, Brazil, busy, behind the USA and Russia rank the three worst-affected countries in the world: More than 310,000 cases of infection and more than 20,000 deaths have been confirmed. Experts believe that the real figure is far higher, because in Brazil, comparatively little is tested.
A total of more than 617.000 Corona were recorded in South America so far, infections, and more than 34,000 deaths.
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