Surge Of COVID-19 Cases In Some Countries Concerns WHO; Agency Head Warns No Time For Complacency

U.N. News: No time for complacency as COVID-19 cases surge: WHO chief
“Despite encouraging news about COVID-19 vaccines and cautious optimism over potential new tools against the disease, ‘this is not the time for complacency,’ the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday during his latest press briefing in Geneva. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the U.N. agency is ‘extremely concerned’ by the surge in cases in some countries, particularly in Europe and the Americas, which is pushing health workers and health systems to breaking point…” (11/16).

Additional coverage of the WHO’s comments and World Health Assembly proceedings is available from Reuters and VOA News (2).

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