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World Health Organization officials hold a press conference Monday to brief the public on the coronavirus outbreak as cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in the US and Europe.

The coronavirus has infected more than 37.5 million people worldwide and has killed at least 1.0 million people so far, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Last week, the WHO noted that the world reported more than 350,000 new cases of the virus, a new daily record ten months after the virus emerged in Wuhan, China. Many countries, including the United States and much of Europe, are reporting spikes in new cases as the weather gets colder and people get tired when taking public health precautions.

On Friday, Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO's Emergency Health Program, said that through rigorous testing, contact tracing and isolation protocols, countries can cut transmission chains without implementing so-called barriers, which are economically devastating.

"There are no new answers," he said at a press conference on rising cases in Europe. "We know what to do."

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