Breaking COVID-19 News! German doctors warned of the second and third wave of coronavirus
Specialists from Germany believe that they will have to face the second and third waves of the spread of the new coronavirus. This was announced on May 5 at a press conference by the head of the Berlin Robert Koch Institute of Virology (part of the German Ministry of Health) Lothar Wheeler.
“We know that there will almost certainly be a second wave,” the director of the institute said, adding that he believes that there will be both a second and a third wave of the spread of a new coronavirus infection.
At the same time, Wheeler pointed out that, in his opinion, the German healthcare system was well-prepared for this scenario.
“We have done a lot for this. Doctors now know what to do with patients, ” he said, adding that German doctors will now have better therapeutic options.
Earlier, the Italian National Higher Institute of Health said that the mortality rate in the northern provinces of the country in March 2020 was twice the average for the same month in 2015-2019.