Learn to live with Covid: WHO reminds
14 Jul 2020
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of World Health Organization said that Covid-19 is worsening day by day as some countries are undermining the public trust in the attempt to bring the pandemic under control. Dr. Tedros mainly targeting Donald trump among the country leaders who have undermined the public trust. The US, the worst affected country, has now over 3,479,483 confirmed cases and more than 138,247 deaths. He also alleged that many countries are directed in the wrong direction and comfortably forgetting the fact that Covid-19 is the No. 1 public enemy
At the same time, Dr. Mike Ryan, the WHO’s emergencies director, once again reminded the world that people need to learn to live with this virus. He also warned people that expectations that the virus could be eradicated, or that an effective vaccine could be ready, within months were unrealistic.
Dr. Tedros further clarified that measures such as social distancing, hand washing, and wearing masks inappropriate situations needed to be taken seriously and also warned that there would be no chance of a return to the old normal life in the foreseeable future. He has expressed his great concern over the casualties that are happening in Latin America and Brazil where preventive measures are not properly observed.
Dr. Ryan, the WHO’s emergencies director, that lockdowns in specific places might be necessary to mitigate the spread of the virus despite the grave economic consequences. Dr. Ryan also said the belief that the virus could be eradicated, or that an effective vaccine could be ready, within months was unrealistic. At the same time, a study released from King’s College London suggested that immunity to the virus may be short-lived.