As virus spreads ‘freely’ COVID-19 ‘nowhere near over’: Tedros

Rising COVID-19 cases are not only putting further pressure on already stretched health systems and workers but also triggering an “increasing trend of deaths”, World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told journalists at the regular weekly press briefing on Tuesday.

He reportedOpens in new window that the Emergency Committee on COVID-19Opens in new window last Friday concluded that “the virus remains a Public Health Emergency of International ConcernOpens in new window”. More