The WHO boss Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called COVID-19 a lopsided pandemic and expressed that practically 50% of all cases and passings are in only four nations.
Geneva: The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Friday said that there are numerous nations that have demonstrated COVID-19 can be controlled, even without a Covid immunization.
“The sum total of what nations have been influenced, however not the sum total of what nations have been influenced similarly. There are numerous nations everywhere on the world that have demonstrated COVID-19 can be controlled with existing devices,” said Ghebreyesus.
“Something every one of these nations share for all intents and purpose is an accentuation on testing,” he added.
He expressed that since the start of the pandemic, WHO has stressed the significance of testing and gave the devices to nations to do it.
The WHO boss called COVID-19 a lopsided pandemic and expressed that practically 50% of all cases and passings are in only four nations, and practically 70% of cases and passings are in the best 10 nations.
Ghebreyesus said that the WHO has worked with nations to expand testing limit and educated that toward the beginning regarding the pandemic, only two African nations had research center testing limit with respect to COVID-19 and before the finish of February, 32 nations in Africa had the testing limit, and now everything nations can test for COVID-19.
“As immunizations are turned out, testing will keep on assuming an imperative job,” said Ghebreyesus and added that at first, wellbeing laborers, more seasoned individuals and other in danger gatherings will be organized for inoculation.
“On the off chance that you don’t have the foggiest idea where the infection is, you can’t stop it. In the event that you don’t have a clue who has the infection, you can’t detach them, care for them or follow their contacts. In any case, testing must be key, on the side of clear general wellbeing targets,” thought WHO’s Director-General.