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Complete isolation would not be right solution for Covid-19 yet - infectious diseases specialist

  • 2020-03-30
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - In Latvia's case, putting the population in full quarantine and total isolation would not be the right solution for stopping the spread of the novel coronavirus at the moment, Uga Dumpis, the Health Ministry's chief infectious diseases specialist, said in an int...

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