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WHO warns against easing COVID-19 measures too early

The World Health Organisation, whilst not issuing a blanket policy, has warned against easing measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus stating the importance of preventing a fall back again.

This follows reversal from US President, Donald J. Trump, who previously pledged to get the country back to work by Easter, 12 April. Trump’s demands had been met with criticism given that a member of his own coronavirus task force, Dr Anthony Fauci, who warns that additional waves of the coronavirus are to be expected.

The Guardian reports that US intelligence has shown that up to 1.2 million Americans could die from the virus if action is not taken to curb the spread of the virus.

Read more from Reuters, the Independent and the Guardian.

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