“We are still at the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic, more to come” – German Chancellor Angela Merkel

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has stated that the world is still at the genesis of the Coronavirus pandemic, and not nearing the end as many people think.

Angela Merkel gave a speech at the lower house of parliament, Bundestag on Thursday 23rd April, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues with Germany recording 5,315 deaths whiles that of the world rise to 183,424 deaths.

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“We are not living in the final phase of the pandemic, but still at the beginning,” she told the Bundestag lower house of parliament.

“We have won time,” Merkel said added.

She also distanced herself from US President Donald Trump’s pause in U.S. funding to the World Health Organisation saying the UN Health body is an indispensable partner for Germany.

The WHO is an indispensable partner and we support it in its mandate,” Merkel added

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