Washington [AFP]. The united states does not require more closures generalized to control the pandemic COVID-19despite the fact that the rate of hiv infections daily has remained relatively stable, said Thursday the main medical advisor to the White House, Anthony Fauci.
”I don’t think that let’s talk back at closing”, said. “I think we’re going to talk about trying to better control those areas of the country seem to be having an increase of cases.”added.
United States it is the country with the highest number of infections confirmed (2.187.876) and deceased (118.381) by covid-19according to the Johns Hopkins University.
But after that new York and New Jersey, two of the early epicenters of the epidemic in the country, have managed to control the disease, the infection of coronavirus are increasing now in 20 states, creating a plateau in the number of cases on a national scale.
Fauci indicated that you will need a local focus to the extent that the united States takes steps towards its return to normalcy, especially to treat an important matter as the date of reopening of the schools.
”In the counties where definitely there is no case, no problem in reopening the schools,”, he said.
”There are other places where there are a small number of infections that you may have to postpone the opening of schools”, continued.
”And there are other places in the country in which there is an infection minimal, where you can make some changes in the process as alternating days, classes in the morning and the other in the afternoon, lay people with separation and with face masks”concluded.
Fauci, who has led the us response to all of the great epidemics, from aids in the eighties, said that one of the things that he is concerned about the lack of compliance of the recommendation to wear masks in public.
”We have a country where, even when the recommendations are there to wear a mask (…) there are some groups who really strictly follow these recommendations. And then one sees pictures of people in bars and in groups without them”regretted.
What is the coronavirus?
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the coronavirus are a large family of viruses that can cause various ailments, from the common cold to more serious illnesses, such as respiratory syndrome Middle East (MERS-CoV) and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV).
The coronavirus recently discovered cause of infectious disease by coronavirus COVID-19. Both were detected after the outbreak that occurred in Wuhan (China) in December 2019.
The weariness, the fever, and dry cough are the most common symptoms of the COVID-19; however, some patients may have nasal congestion, aches, runny nose, sore throat, or diarrhea.
Although the majority of patients (about 80%) recover from the disease without the need to perform any special treatment, about one out of every six people who get the COVID-19 develops a serious condition, and has difficulty breathing.
To protect yourself and prevent the spread of the disease, the WHO recommends washing hands with soap and water or using an alcohol-based disinfectant that kills the virus that may have in the hands. In addition, they must maintain a minimum distance of one meter in front of any person who sneezes or coughs, so if it is too close, you can breathe in the droplets that contain the virus COVID-19.
How long it survives the coronavirus in a surface?
It is not yet known exactly how long he survives this new virus on a surface, but seems to behave like other coronavirus.
Studies indicate that they can survive from a few hours up to several days. The time can vary depending on the conditions (type of surface, the temperature or the humidity of the environment).
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