The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday, 28 December, that, despite the severity of the COVID pandemic – 28, as a result of which more than 1 , With 7 million people and tens of millions infected, there is an urgent need to prepare for the “worst”, reports AFP from Geneva.
WHO Emergency Chief Michael Ryan on the latest press this year -A conference of an organization that is at the forefront of the fight against the worst pandemic in 100 warned that this is a wake-up call.
This pandemic was very serious. It spread very quickly all over the world and affected all corners of the planet, but this is not necessarily the worst, “-
warned the doctor who have dealt with some of the deadliest pathogens in my career.
Recognizing that the virus “spreads very easily and kills people … its mortality rate is relatively low compared to other emerging diseases, “but we must” prepare for something in the future, “which may be” even worse, “insisted Dr. Ryan.
His colleague and WHO adviser Bruce Aylward pointed out that despite scientific advances in the fight against COVID – 19, including creating effective vaccines in record time, the world is far from ready to fight future pandemics.
We are in the second and third waves of a pandemic, and we are still not ready, and we cannot deal with them, “-
he said at a press conference.