Herd immunity is achieved by protecting people from a virus, not by exposing them to it. - WHO
Many countries in Europe have recently re-implemented tough measures to control the spread of coronavirus as in the past weeks there was a rise in infections although the number of deaths has remained stable.
The trial was paused last Sunday when a participant fell ill in the United Kingdom.
In an exclusive interview with The Telegraph, Dr Hans Kluge, director for the WHO European region, delivered a stark warning to countries beginning to ease their lockdown restrictions, saying that now is the “time for preparation, not celebration”.
The Spanish flu killed at least 50 million people while the coronavirus has so far killed almost 800,000 and infected 22.7 million more.
A World Health Organization official on Tuesday described the COVID-19 pandemic as "one big wave" and warned against complacency in the northern hemisphere summer since the infection does not share influenza's tendency to follow seasons.
The Nationalist Party (PN) is reminding the public that Covid-19 has been afforded the status of a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO), a status that has not yet been revoked.