WHO warns of worse pandemics to come, insists they are prepared

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned the public that it is more than possible that the world may eventually experience worse pandemics, in an effort to urge nations to prioritize preparedness for the future. The new coronavirus has since spread worldwide to become more than infected. 80 million people and more than 1.76 million people killed, which paralyzes the fly paralysis as nations cast barriers against the virus that disrupted industries and livelihoods. WHO has just identified the first few cases of coronavirus in Wuhan, China, around this time last year, and it is a year since the spread of viral control took over. ‘This is a wake-up call’, ‘Executive Director of the WHO’s program for health emergencies Michael According to Ryan at a press conference, according to AFP. “It has spread very fast all over the world and it has affected every corner of this planet, but it is not necessarily the big one.” We need to get ready for something that could be even worse in the future. ‘While the medical and scientific communities have made significant strides in promoting the spread of viruses, including innovation and vaccinations, it is admirable and encouraging, but the world is still struggling to curb the second and third waves of the coronavirus, and he points to the need for further training and readiness. according to the AFP report internationally. “We are in the second and third waves of this virus and we are still not prepared to deal with and manage it,” Ryan said. prepared for this one, let alone the next one. “While many countries are finally understanding the idea of ​​how the coronavirus can be spread within their own communities, and numerous vaccines are being approved and distributed to countries worldwide, a new variant of the virus has appeared in Britain, especially infected with the original COVID-19. A new virus strain leaves questions about life after coronavirus.

“Restricting travel to contain distribution is wise until we have better information,” Hans Kluge, the WHO’s regional director for Europe, tweeted last week. However, the body in Geneva warned against major alarms about the variant, saying it was normally part of the evolution of a pandemic and praised Britain for detecting it. While trucks not entering France backed along miles of highway in the south of England, the WHO also said in a statement that freight transport prioritizes and facilitates essential supplies such as food, medicine and fuel. “Supply chains for essential goods and essential travel must remain possible,” Kluge tweeted. Drug manufacturers, including BioNTech and Moderna, are scrambling to test their COVID-19 vaccines against the new variant. The WHO reiterated that there is not enough information to determine whether the new variant could affect the effectiveness of the vaccine.

Zachary Keyser and Reuters contributed to this report.