- The president of the United States of America (USA), Donald Trump, has mentioned that there is a belief the coronavirus could be eliminated by April 2020
- Trump shared the news during a meeting with governors of the USA and after a conversation with the Chinese president, Xi Jinping
- Some experts have meanwhile come out to share a similar opinion and given reasons
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The president of the United States of America (USA), Donald Trump, has reinforced beliefs that the coronavirus could be a thing of the past by April 2020.
According to him, the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, expressed optimism that the humid weather April brings could cause a possible disappearance of the virus.
YEN.com.gh understands that the coronavirus and other respiratory illnesses tend to retreat when the weather is warm.
Per a report by Business Insider, the virus could return during the next winter after lying low’ during the spring.
Trump’s comments were captured in the course of his interaction with governors at the White House with regard to the virus.
At present, the virus has killed at least 1000 people and infected over 40,000 people in 26 countries since its outbreak in December 2019.
An expert in infectious diseases at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, Amesh Adalja, has argued that the four coronaviruses that circulate in people cause mild colds.
Adalja added that cases of the new virus "may temper off as we leave spring and enter summer."
S&P Global has also predicted that the outbreak of the coronavirus could be stabilized in April 2020 and there would be no new transmissions in the following month.
In other news, multinational technology company, Amazon, is no longer interested in participating in the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC).
The company’s decision follows concerns raised by the spread of the coronavirus which has claimed lives since it began.
The Mobile World Congress is scheduled to be held between February 24 to 27, 2020, in Barcelona, Spain.
According to Amazon, “due to the outbreak and continued concerns about novel coronavirus, Amazon will withdraw from exhibiting and participating in Mobile World Congress 2020, scheduled for Feb. 24-27 in Barcelona, Spain.”
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