WHO Director in Serbia: Extremely high probability for the second wave in the fall

"We hope that the summer will be relatively calm, but it is certainly extremely likely that it will return in the fall, and some peaks of the epidemic may even be over the summer," Ivanusa said as a guest in the morning program of RTS.
He stated that it is now much more important than before to respect measures of protection against the spread of coronavirus infection.

Virus shows weakness of global order: Turkish aide

The novel coronavirus outbreak has revealed how weak the immune system of the global order is, Turkey's presidential spokesperson said on May 12. 

"The global system has been locked for around two to two-and-a-half months. We have seen once again how the global order is disabled with many great weaknesses," İbrahim Kalın told a program broadcast on YouTube.

Turkey sends medical virus aid to Balkan countries

A Turkish military plane carrying medical supplies arrived in North Macedonia on May 12 to support the country's battle against the coronavirus pandemic.

"Turkish Armed Forces aircraft carrying medical supplies for use against COVID-19 has arrived at the Republic of North Macedonia," the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Twitter.

France, Spain ease virus lockdowns but UK wary

Millions of people in France and Spain were set to embrace a relaxation of stay-at-home rules on May 11, but Britain extended its lockdown as countries plot their way tentatively through the coronavirus crisis.    

Fears of a second wave of the pandemic, which has killed more than 280,000 people worldwide and wrecked the global economy, stalked much of Europe and the world.    

Barcelona has Opened its Beaches but Only for Sports Games

Barcelona opened its beaches today, closed since the beginning of the isolation imposed in mid-March. However people can visit them only if they play sports and between 6 and 10 o'clock, AFP reported.

So at sunrise, with temperatures approaching 20 degrees Celsius, dozens of Barcelona residents found themselves on the beach swimming, running, surfing or diving.

UN chief says coronavirus has sparked ’tsunami of hate and xenophobia’

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on May 8 for an "all-out effort" to end the "tsunami of hate and xenophobia" sparked by the novel coronavirus pandemic, without naming specific countries.

"The pandemic continues to unleash a tsunami of hate and xenophobia, scapegoating and scaremongering," Guterres said in a statement.