11 August, 2022

WHO believes that coronavirus can be transformed into a pandemic

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The Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), explained, He called for all countries of the world prepare themselves for a “pandemic potential” which can trigger coronavirus.

“We must do everything we can to prepare for a potential pandemic. We can not paralyze the world and it is not realistic to say you can stop transmission between countries. There will probably be several epidemics, but may contain”, also he added, Michael Ryan, Director of Emergency Program, WHO.

For WHO, sudden and rapid increase of cases in Italy, Iran and South Korea, It is worrying. But nevertheless, It is not yet time to talk about being in a situation of causing a pandemic Health.

The use of the term “pandemic”, by WHO, It is made according to geographical expansion, the severity and impact on the population worldwide. According to the director of WHO, for now you should not use the term, also because this causes alarm.

WHO he called on governments, especially in the countries concerned and close to these, strengthening health protocols to identify cases early.