As countries begin reopening, US virus expert warns of dangers

WASHINGTON (HRNW) – France began reopening schools on Tuesday and Russia and India started getting back to work as the top US infectious disease expert warned that relaxing coronavirus lockdowns too quickly could have serious consequences.

Government immunologist Anthony Fauci s stark words fed concerns that even a cautious exit from the unprecedented global economic shutdown could trigger another outbreak of the disease which has killed more than 290,000 people around the world according to toll.

In France, primary and nursery schools reopened with teachers wearing face masks and children s chairs separated to avoid spreading the virus.

Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer hailed the reopening of schools, which will be rolled out gradually throughout the country and include Paris schools on Thursday.

Russia began easing lockdown rules even as infections surged past 232,000 — now the second most confirmed cases in the world after the United States.

Be the first to comment on "As countries begin reopening, US virus expert warns of dangers"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.