Second year of this covid pandemic is going to be worse : warns WHO



At present since the pandemic has begun the worldwide death toll is more than 2 million and infected toll is more than 91.5 million.


On Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, "The second year of the COVID-19 pandemic may be tougher than the first given how the new coronavirus is spreading, especially in the northern hemisphere as more infectious variants circulate."


The WHO’s top emergencies official, in a social media, told, “We are going into the second year of this, it could even be tougher given the transmission dynamics and some of the issues that we are seeing."


On the last update WHO has informed that two weeks of fewer cases being reported and five million new cases were reported last week. Day by day virus is becoming more powerful and worsening the situation


A technical at WHO, Ryan said, “Certainly in the northern hemisphere, particularly in Europe and North America we have seen that sort of perfect storm of the season - coldness, people going inside, increased social mixing and a combination of factors that have driven increased transmission in many, many countries technical lead for COVID-19, Maria Van Kerkhove said, “After the holidays, in some, the situation will get a lot worse before it gets better.”


The new variant of coronavirus was first detected in Britain. After that worldwide awareness was made. On Wednesday Europe announced strict restrictions for dealing the coronavirus.


Ryan said, “Certainly in the northern hemisphere, particularly in Europe and North America we have seen that sort of perfect storm of the season - coldness, people going inside, increased social mixing and a combination of factors that have driven increased transmission in many, many countries.” A tech’s technical lead for COVID-19, Maria Van Kerkhove said, “After the holidays, in some countries, the situation will get a lot worse before it gets better.”

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