W.H.O. Warns of New Threat as Covid-19 Pandemic Changes Course

"The epidemic is changing. People in Their 20s, 30s and 40s Are Growing Threat" says W.H.O. director for Western Pacific.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The organization's director for the Asia-Pacific region voiced concern about the rise in asymptomatic cases that unknowingly spread the virus, and called for greater efforts to prevent the virus from reaching the most vulnerable populations.

The coronavirus has entered a "new phase" in the Asia-Pacific region, where it is now spreading among the often asymptomatic under-50s, the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) said on Tuesday

People with no or only mild symptoms are at risk of infecting the elderly or those with health conditions, Takeshi Kasai, W.H.O. director for . . .

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