The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that the Covid-19 pandemic continued to remain a global emergency and being complacent can only be detrimental. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the pandemic has, “surprised us before and very well may again”. The UN agency has said in recent months that while cases are falling in parts of the world, countries still need to maintain their vigilance and push to get their most vulnerable populations vaccinated.

“Although the public perception is that the pandemic is over in some parts of the world, it remains a public health event that continues to adversely and strongly affect the health of the world’s population,” the WHO’s committee said. View More