WHO: Current pandemic is not the last one; we need to prepare for another one

Source : 112 Ukraine

The WHO urged the countries to invest in the public health to prepare better for the next pandemic
13:44, 8 September 2020

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that the current coronavirus pandemic is not the last one and the countries should be better prepared for the next one, as Reuters reported.

“This will not be the last pandemic. History teaches us that outbreaks and pandemics are a fact of life. But when the next pandemic comes, the world must be ready – more ready than it was this time,” WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.

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The WHO urged the countries to invest in public health to prepare better for the next pandemic.

According to the recent data, over 27.19 million people have got infected with Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. 888,326 people died from the coronavirus.

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As of September 8, 2,411 people are diagnosed with Covid-19.

On September 7, a new epidemic zoning took effect in Ukraine. Many areas of the Ivano-Frankivsk and Chernivtsi regions ended up in the red zone. The capital of Ukraine, Kyiv, remains in the yellow zone.

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It is worth noting that Ukraine entered the TOP-5 countries of Europe with the largest daily growth of coronavirus infection.


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