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Boris Johnson explains coronavirus ” the worst public health crisis for a generation,’ warns of more fatalities

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UK-the Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday a conservation gave a loose assessment of the Corona-Virus-pandemic, it calls love the “worst public health crisis for a generation” and to lose the British families, which are many, say, because the virus.

“This is the worst public crisis in a generation, which some people compared to the seasonal flu, Oh, that’s not right,” he said. “Because of the lack of immunity, this disease is dangerous and it continues to spread.”

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“I have to lose the level with the British public, many more families members, before their time,” he added.

Johnson addressed reporters after holding an emergency COBRA meeting of top Cabinet officials, to discuss the growing global pandemic.

The Prime Minister is staying out of certain measures taken in other European countries, such as a ban on large public gatherings, and shutting down schools, but said that the government is advise anyone with a fever or persistent cough, to stay at home for a week. He said the government would soon recommend that the entire households self-isolate, but it wasn’t to issue that advice in that time.

Britain’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson holds a press conference the government’s response to the new COVID-19 Corona-Virus outbreak, in Downing Street in London, on Thursday 12. March 2020.
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On the closure of schools, he said that the scientific Council was “that could do more harm than good in this time.” His comments come hours after the Irish Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar, announced that all schools, universities and other public institutions are closed and the lessons will be done online, or at a distance.

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“We have not experienced a pandemic in nature, in living memory, and this is new territory for us,” said Varadkar said of Washington, DC

To spread while it is in the UK so far have been spared from the kind of significant that other countries, such as Italy, have suffered, has confirmed the Land of 590 cases and at least 10 deaths. But Patrick Vallance, the government’s chief scientific adviser, said the number of infected could rise to 10,000 in.

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Vallance also said that the government believes that the peak may be removed 10 to 14 weeks. About 95 percent of the infected may be, the about a nine-to 10-week period on both sides, the top.

The officials showed a graph showing the predicted peak, with a sharp increase and decrease on both sides. Johnson pointed to the chart, if he say the British, with symptoms to isolate themselves, urged on, it would “help us for the delay and flattening of the peak -, squash -, the sombrero.”

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The UK received a boost in the night on Thursday, as President, Trump announced a European travel ban but excluded, both in the UK and Ireland, from the restrictions.

“The UK has, in fact, the border got, strong boundaries, and they do a very good job, you do not have much, infections and hopefully they will keep it that way,” he said. Johnson is a close ally of Trump, in turn, has Johnson’s push support-to take the UK out of the European Union.

Fox News’ Chris Irvine, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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