Taiwan on Thursday warned the coronavirus epidemic could reignite this fall or winter as the number of people infected with the disease is not enough to gain herd immunity. 

Touting the country’s success in stemming the virus’ spread, Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control (CDC) officials told Anadolu Agency that the outbreak was seen in countries such as China, Europe, the Mideast, and the US, and that Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia may see more of the virus in the future.

Based on the virus’ characteristics, a CDC official underlined that respiratory viruses such as flu are hampered by

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