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In the next few days, the number of global cases will exceed 1 million, and the cumulative number of

The novel coronavirus pneumonia pandemic has increased exponentially in the past few weeks, with WHO's director general Tan Tak said in April 1st. In the next few days, 1 million confirmed cases will be diagnosed worldwide and more than 50 thousand deaths will be reported.

Tan Desai expressed deep concern about the rapid escalation and global spread of the epidemic at a regular press conference on the same day. He said that in the past week, the number of deaths worldwide has more than doubled, and the epidemic has spread to almost all countries and regions. In the next few days, the number of confirmed cases and deaths worldwide will reach 1 million and more than 50000 respectively.

Although there are relatively few confirmed cases in Africa and central and South America, who believes that the epidemic may have a serious social, economic and political impact on these regions. Tandesay called for helping these countries improve their capacity to detect, detect, isolate and treat cases and identify contacts.

He also called on governments to implement social welfare measures to ensure that vulnerable groups have access to food and other necessities in this crisis. To this end, who, the world bank and the International Monetary Fund have all called for debt relief for developing countries. " For these countries, debt relief is essential in order to take care of their people and avoid economic collapse. "

Because COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus pneumonia, there are still many unknown problems. Who once again appealed to all countries to join its' solidarity test '. The trial will compare the safety and efficacy of 4 different drugs or combinations of drugs in the treatment of new crown pneumonia. Tan Desai previously said, 'the more countries participating in the experiment, the faster we will achieve results'.

In addition, due to the controversy over the use of masks at the community level in different countries, who announced that it would collect more available evidence and continue to evaluate the role of mask use in controlling the spread of the epidemic in the community.