US could become new centre of global coronavirus pandemic according to WHO.

The US could become the new centre of the global coronavirus pandemic, according to the World Health Organization, which said case numbers were rising quickly there even Donald Trump talked of reopening the country for business.

“We are now seeing a very large acceleration in as cases in the US. So it does have that potential [to become the centre of the pandemic],” said Margaret Harris, a WHO spokeswoman ,reported The Guardian.

In the US, 46,450 people have become infected and there have been 593 deaths, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University.

Trump acknowledged that crucial healthcare supplies to protect frontline staff treating sick patients were becoming difficult to obtain.

In an early morning tweet, he said: “The world market for face masks and ventilators is crazy. We are helping the states to get equipment, but it is not easy.”

Courtesy: theguardian.com

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