COVID-19 related deaths increased by 35% worldwide. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says ‘we cannot pretend the virus is not here’
Geneva, August 18: As coronavirus deaths surge, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, “We cannot pretend that coronavirus does not exist.” Learning to live with COVID-19 doesn’t mean pretending COVID-19 doesn’t exist, it means using all the tools you need to protect yourself and protect others.” Ghebreyesus said in a tweet.
Globally, COVID-19-related deaths have increased by 35% in four weeks. The WHO chief, who briefed reporters on monkeypox, COVID-19 and other global health issues, said: “In the past four weeks, the number of deaths worldwide from COVID-19 has risen by 35%. Just last week, 15,000 people died worldwide from COVID-19.This is completely unacceptable when we have all the tools to prevent infection and save lives. Hmm.”
He further said that all people across the country are sick of the virus and the pandemic. Of the 5 subvariants, Omicron remains the dominant variant,” Ghebreyesus added.
In the video, Ghebreyesus said, “Over the past week, 15,000 people around the world have died from Covid-19. If we have all the tools to prevent infection and save lives, 15,000 people a week will die.” The number of people is completely unacceptable.” WHO recommends that adolescents get at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity.
“None of us are helpless. If not get vaccinated and get a booster if needed. Wear a mask when you can’t distance yourself. and try to avoid crowds, especially indoors.There’s a lot to learn and talk about living with this virus, but we can’t live with 15,000 deaths a week.Increase in hospitalizations We cannot live with unfair access to vaccines and other tools.
According to WHO, as of August 17, there were 589,680,368 confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide, including 6,436,519 deaths. The United States has reported the majority of these cases, which is over 90 million cases. This is followed by India (approximately 4.4 billion yen). As for monkeypox, Ghebreyesus said nearly 7,500 cases were reported last week, a 20% increase from the previous week.
“Today, more than 35,000 monkeypox cases have been reported to WHO from 92 countries and territories, with 12 deaths. Almost 7,500 cases were reported last week, 20% more than the previous week. 20% more than last week,” he said. The WHO director-general also said most of the monkeypox cases have been reported from Europe and the Americas, and among men who have sex with men. Monkeypox Outbreaks: More than 35,000 MPV cases from 92 countries and territories reported to WHO have been described by WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom.
“Nearly all (monkeypox) cases have been reported from Europe and the Americas among men who have sex with men, and all countries should consider services and services tailored to these communities to protect health and human rights. It emphasizes the importance of designing and delivering information, and dignity.”
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https://www.latestly.com/agency-news/world-news-we-cannot-pretend-covid-19-is-not-here-says-who-chief-4096289.html COVID-19 related deaths increased by 35% worldwide. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says ‘we cannot pretend the virus is not here’