End of global Covid-19 pandemic is ‘in sight’, World Health Organisation chief says
The i says the end of the global Covid-19 pandemic is now “in sight”, the head of the World Health Organisation has said.
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO’s director-general, told a press conference that “last week, the number of weekly reported deaths from Covid-19 (around the world) was the lowest since March 2020.”
He said: “We have never been in a better position to end the pandemic. We are not there yet, but the end is in sight.”
The global health official, who has been at the helm of the WHO throughout the pandemic, warned: “A marathon runner does not stop when the finish line comes into view, she runs harder, with all the energy she has left. So must we.