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New COVID-19 epidemic at ‘decisive point’: WHO chief

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He urged affected countries to “move swiftly” to contain the disease

The new COVID-19 epidemic is at a “decisive point” globally, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday, urging affected countries to “move swiftly” to contain the disease.

“We’re at a decisive point,” Mr. Tedros said, adding: “If you act aggressively now, you can contain this virus, you can prevent people getting sick, you can save lives”.

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