The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday about that The coronavirus pandemic continues to increase worldwide It highlighted that injuries increased for the ninth week in a row, while deaths increased for the sixth consecutive week.
“I’m glad to see a slight decrease in Covid-19 cases in different regions, however Many countries still have heavy transmission, for example in India, “The situation is depressing,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a regular Monday press conference.
Tedros referred to this from the United Nations They are doing “everything in their power” to confront the epidemic, From donating supplies to hospitals and laboratories to providing individuals for research and prevention missions.
At the same time, he referred to it The situation India is going through due to the epidemic, describing it as “more than heartbreaking.”“: For the fifth consecutive day, the Asian giant set a world record with more than 350,000 injuries in one day. The outlook was exacerbated by the emergence of a new alternative in the country.
“The World Health Organization has deployed more than 2,600 people to support the response on the ground, to contribute to support monitoring activities, technical advice and vaccination efforts,” the WHO chief said.
Parallel, on the occasion of World Immunization Week, Tedros noted that vaccines allow societies to “move forward”, and in the event of the COVID-19 pandemic, approach the end of the health crisis.
“Vaccines will help us end the coronavirus pandemic, but only if we ensure equitable access to all countries and build robust systems to manage them,” he said.
He added, “If we want to avoid outbreaks of life-threatening diseases such as measles, yellow fever and diphtheria, we must ensure that routine vaccination services are protected in every country in the world.”