"People are thinking about seasons", she explained, pointing to the rise in variety of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. over the summer. Harris said, "We are still struggling with the first wave of Coronavirus". It's going to be one big wave.
"But at the moment, we aren´t doing that, because people seem to have it fixed in their heads that there is this seasonal thing and there seems to be this persistent belief that summer is not a problem", Harris said. "This virus loves all seasons ".
Asked about the WHO's stance on charging for Covid-19 testing, the World Health Organization official explained that this was a decision governed by countries alone.
"We are in the first wave", she added.
The Covid-19 virus is likely not impacted by the changing seasons like other respiratory diseases, the United Nations health agency said on Tuesday. It's going to go up and down a bit'.
This also applies to those countries where the total number of infected goes down, like, for example.in Sweden, but the number of virus carriers among young people is increased. In the initial days, some said it wouldn't affect the warmer countries. From the point of view of World Health Organization, the pandemic is a large wave that is continually accelerating.
According to Harris, the cases of influenza have not shown their usual surge expected during this season in these regions.
The global team of researchers, including experts from the University of Manchester and Open University, surveyed 2,000 people in the country, as well as the USA, to determine whether their personal attributes, work and living practices might play a role in transmission, The Telegraph reported.
- In France, officials in Brittany blamed local outbreaks there on people aged between 18 and 25, saying they do not follow distancing measures as closely as others. She has also emphasized the need for vaccination against the common flu as the already present respiratory burden could put more pressure on the respiratory system during the flu season.