Experts of the World Health Organization believe that the coronavirus pandemic will end in the foreseeable future. This is due to the fact that the death rate from COVID-19 last week fell to the lowest since the beginning of the pandemic.
Last week, the death rate from COVID-19 on our planet was the lowest since March 2020, when the World Health Organization declared an emergency and also declared the beginning of a pandemic. WHO Director General Tedros Ghebreyesus made such an optimistic statement. He called the current position the best for the entire period of the pandemic to end it. At the same time, it has not yet ended, but the contours of the long-awaited end of one of the most difficult periods in human history are on the horizon.
Gebreyesus believes that the current pandemic can be compared to a marathon in some ways. The finish line is already visible, but for now we have to continue running, although humanity is already in a winning position. However, in no case should we stop and we should continue to take all measures to counter the spread of the coronavirus. This applies primarily to vaccination and revaccination.
The head of WHO also believes that countries need to focus now on vaccinations among the most vulnerable segments of the population, including the elderly, medical and social workers, as well as patients with chronic diseases that weaken their immunity. WHO believes it is necessary to cover at least 70% of the world’s population with vaccinations. It should be noted that about 11,000 people died from coronavirus last week. At the peak of the pandemic, this figure was reached only by the United States in just a few days.