COVID-19 activity has yet to hit the Americas with full force, especially Latin America and the Caribbean, and countries should prepare for rapid intensification over the next few weeks, the director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned today. Elsewhere, more countries—some trending down and some trending up—extended their lockdown measures, as cases rapidly rose in some African countries and some Asian nations battled resurgences. The global total inched closer to 2 million today and stands at 1,956,077 cases in 185 countries, 125,123 of them fatal, according to the Johns Hopkins online dashboard.

 

Image by Angelique Johnson from Pixabay

Read more at CIDRAP…