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A lockdown again? Check out what WHO Chief said

  • Countries across the world continue to struggle with efforts to contain COVID-19 and ramp up efforts to sustain a global economic recovery.

  • while addressing the media Dr. Tedros stated that the world was currently passing through a very dangerous period since the Delta variant which had originated in India had spread across 98 countries

  • Notably except a handful of the developed countries, major countries in Africa, middle east, global south continue to struggle with vaccine availability and vaccinate their individuals.

  • Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus said that terrible scenes of hospitals overflowing are again becoming the norm in countries with low vaccination coverage, adding that no country is “out of the woods yet”. Terming the Delta variant “dangerous”, the head of the UN health agency warned that the Delta variant is continuing to evolve and mutate. He also advised governments for constant evaluation and careful adjustment of the public health response.