Six months since the new, the pandemic is still far from over, the World Health Organization told CBS News, warning that “the worst is yet to come.”
Reaching the half-year milestone just as theand the number of confirmed infections topped 10 million, the WHO said it was a moment to recommit to the fight to save lives.
“Six months ago, none of us could have imagined how our world, and our lives, would be thrown into turmoil by this new virus,” WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual briefing.
Mr Tedros also said that the pandemic had brought out the best and worst humanity, citing acts of misinformation and the politicisation of the virus.and solidarity, but also
The WHO is sending a team to China next week in connection with the search for the origin of the virus that sparked the global pandemic.