WHO: No reason why U.S. cannot control COVID-19

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    For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video On October 2, the total number of COVID-19 infections in the U.S. surpassed 7.32 million. Michael Ryan, executive director of the World Health Organization’s Health Emergencies Programme, said there was no reason why the United States of America could not control this disease, but it required effort.

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