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WHO says ‘alarming’ coronavirus spread in Europe is ‘a wake-up call’ as cases top 30 million worldwide – SBS News

The World Health Organization has warned countries against reducing the quarantine period for people potentially exposed to coronavirus.

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Coronavirus infections have topped 30 million around the globe as the World Health Organization warned of “alarming rates of transmission” across Europe and cautioned against shortening quarantine periods.
The WHO’s regional director for Europe Hans Kluge said a September surge – Europe set a new record last week, with some 54,000 cases recorded in 24 hours – “should serve as a wake-up call for all of us”.
“Although these numbers reflect more comprehensive testing, it also shows alarming rates…

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