26 January, 2023

Strategy of the Chinese authorities to control the outbreak of Covid-19 is unsustainable according to the WHO

The official added that the coronavirus has changed significantly since it was first detected in Wuhan in late 2019

By Voice of the Diaspora

Switzerland. – The director of the organization, Explained Ghebreyesus, asked the Chinese authorities to replant the measures against COVID 19. “We know the virus better and we have better tools, including vaccinations, so the management of the virus should be different now from what we used to do at the beginning of the pandemic ”, express.

The official added that the coronavirus has changed significantly since it was first detected in Wuhan in late 2019, when the country slowed its spread through strict lockdowns.

The approach of the Chinese authorities is untenable according to the World Health Organization (WHO), who believes that the infection generated by the Omicron variant is less severe in vaccinated people.

The WHO repeatedly advised China on the strategies they can carry out and their political choices related to COVID 19.

Meanwhile, WHO emergencies chief, Michael Ryan, recognized that China faces a complicated situation due to the outbreak of COVID 19 and praised the authorities for keeping the death toll low..

“We understand why China's initial response was to try to contain infections at the highest level., but this strategy is not sustainable and it is necessary to expand other response elements”.

China has proven to be a very strict nation against COVID 19, in which he ordered extreme lockdowns in the largest cities, Isolation centers for all those infected and hospitalization for those with symptoms.