WHO Sounds Caution On Omicron, Says World Needs To Do Better To Contain It

WORLD Team Latestly|

On November 29, WHO said that the overall global risk related to the new Covid-19 variant, is assessed as very high. WHO said that there could be future surges of Covid-19, which could have severe consequences. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, WHO  tweeted, “Omicron’s emergence reminds us of how perilous & precarious our situation is.” WHO emphasised on enhancing surveillance and sequencing efforts to better understand circulating variants, including Omicron. WHO also said that vaccination coverage should be accelerated. Use of masks, physical distancing should be followed. WHO said that South Africa should be thanked for detecting, sequencing and reporting this variant. Watch the video to know more.

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