ANKARA

Measures against the coronavirus outbreak should continue after it passes its peak and even after the infection is brought under control globally, according to a Turkish professor. 

Dr. Fadile Yildiz Zeyrek, an expert in clinical microbiology at Harran University in Sanliurfa, southeastern Turkey, told Anadolu Agency it is important to ensure that the virus spread curve runs in horizontal direction for the effective use of health infrastructure and healthcare personnel, and avoiding their workload.

Noting that social isolation is very important, Zeyrek said reaching a peak in the number of cases would be seen once the drop in

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