The World Health Organisation(WHO) has assured that there is end in sight for coronavirus, explaining that the number of newly reported cases of disease has dropped,, adding that as of last week, newly reported cases of the disease, which has killed over six million people, fell to the lowest level since March, 2020
Penpushing reports that, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Ghebreyesus made this known at a virtual press conference on Wednesday, stressing that the world is in a winning position against the virus
“We have never been in a better position to end the pandemic. We are not there yet, but the end is in sight. We are in a winning position. But now is the worst time to stop running’ Ghebreyesus emphaised
‘Now is the time to run harder and make sure we crossed the line and reap the rewards of all our hard work. If we don’t take this opportunity now, we run the risk of more variants, more deaths, more disruption and more uncertainty so lets seize this opportunity”, he said
The global health organisation stated that in a bid to help, countries needed to eradicate the virus, explaining that the policy briefs were based on evidence and experiences of the last 32 months, outlining what works best to save lives, protect health systems, and avoid social and economic disruption
“These policy briefs are an urgent call for governments to take a hard look at their policies, and strengthen them for COVID-19 and future pathogens with pandemic potential’, Ghebreyesu said.
Penpushing further reports that, the organization bossn urged nations to vaccinate 100 per cent of their high-risk groups and keep testing for the virus, and warned of the possibility of future waves of the virus and said countries need to maintain adequate supplies of medical equipment and healthcare workers.
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