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The WHO warns that Latin America has become the “red zone” for the transmission of coronaviruses

June 2, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned this Monday that Latin America has become the “red zone” for the transmission of the coronavirus and warns that the situation in these countries is “anything but stable”. .

As the WHO director of medical emergencies, Michael Ryan, reported in the past 24 hours, five of the ten countries that reported most coronavirus cases are on the American continent.

“It’s about Brazil, the United States, Peru, Chile and Mexico,” Ryan said. In Latin America, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Haiti, Argentina and Bolivia are the countries with the highest number of cases. “We see that the numbers in some of these countries are not exponential, but are increasing progressively every day,” he said.

The WHO warns that Latin America has become the “red zone” for the transmission of coronavirusesThe WHO warns that Latin America has become the “red zone” for the transmission of coronaviruses

In this context, the WHO doctor warned that the health systems of these countries are already under pressure. “In Latin America, the situation is far from stable, the number of cases has increased rapidly, and health systems need global support and solidarity,” he said.