By CAPosts 31 July, 2020 - 06:19pm 38 views
© Reuters WHO held a meeting after six months of declaring a global coronavirus alert.
"The pandemic is a once-in-a-century health crisis whose effects will be felt in the coming decades."
This was described on Friday by the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the covid-19 pandemic.
He added that "its effects will be felt over the coming decades."
As of 31 July, 670,000 had been reported dead and some 17 million confirmed cases had been reported. The United States, Brazil, India, Russia, South Africa and Mexico are the countries with the most diagnosed cases.
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Tedros spoke at a meeting of the WHO emergency committee to assess the status of the pandemic six months after the entity declared the coronavirus outbreak a "public health emergency of international concern"; pandemic began talking 45 days later.
"Many countries that believed the worst had passed are now dealing with new outbreaks. Some who were less affected in the first few weeks are now seeing an increasing number of cases and deaths," was the diagnosis reached by the WHO chief.
In addition to the health entity, different international organizations such as the World Bank or the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean warned of the long-term consequences of coronavirus, especially socially and state economies.
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In previous balances, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, he issued different warnings and called, even between tears, countries to conduct a unified struggle against covid-19.
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