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Drop In COVID Alertness Could Create Deadly New Variant - WHO


(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)

Lapses in strategies to tackle COVID-19 this year continue to create the perfect conditions for a deadly new variant to emerge, as parts of China witness a rise in infections, the head of the World Health Organization said on Friday, trend reports citing reuters .

The comments by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus mark a change in tone just months after he said that the world has never been in a better position to end the pandemic.

'We are much closer to being able to say that the emergency phase of the pandemic is over, but we're not there yet,' Tedros said on Friday.

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