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According to the head of the World Health Organization, COVID-19 mortality has decreased globally to its lowest level (28% since March 2020). In the foreseeable future, the epidemic may come to an end, claims Ghebreyesus.
In the pandemic, we can see the finish line:
The number of COVID-19 fatalities recorded on a weekly basis last week was at its lowest level since March 2020.
Never before have we had a greater chance to put a stop to a pandemic.
The worst time to stop running right now is when we can already see the finish line; instead, we must pick up speed.
We run the danger of future viral varieties, mortality, and uncertainty if we don’t take advantage of this chance right away.
The WHO recommends all nations vaccinate all at-risk populations, like healthcare professionals and the elderly, at 100%. WHO recommends continuing SARS-CoV-2 testing and incorporating COVID-19 diagnosis and management into primary healthcare settings.
Nearly 6.5 million individuals died from the virus, which first appeared in China in late 2019. It also infected 606 million people, damaged the world’s economies, and devastated healthcare infrastructures.