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We Can Defeat Pandemic If We Work Together – WHO

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The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) says he’s optimistic 2022 will see the coronavirus pandemic defeated, but only if countries work together.

Quote Message: As we enter the third year of this pandemic, I’m confident that this will be the year we end it – but only if we do it together as we enter the third year of this pandemic, I’m confident that this will be the year we end it – but only if we do it together

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“Narrow nationalism and vaccine hoarding by some countries have undermined equity and created the ideal conditions for the emergence of the Omicron variant, and the longer inequity continues, the higher the risks of the virus evolving in ways we can’t prevent or predict. If we end inequity, we end the pandemic from Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Head of the World Health OrganizationNarrow nationalism and vaccine hoarding by some countries have undermined equity and created the ideal conditions for the emergence of the Omicron variant, and the longer inequity continues, the higher the risks of the virus evolving in ways we can’t prevent or predict. If we end inequity, we end the pandemic”

While richer countries have managed to vaccinate most of their populations and are now issuing in boosters, in low-income countries, most people are still waiting for their first jab.

It’s exactly two years since the World Health Organization was notified by China that pneumonia of unknown origin had been detected in the city of Wuhan.

No one, on New Year’s Eve 2019, expected a pandemic that would cause more than five million deaths, shatter economies and disrupt all our lives.

The WHO’s new year’s resolution is to get 70% of people everywhere vaccinated by mid-2022 – that would end the acute phase of the pandemic, and the need for restrictions.

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Frank Oteng known professionally as Ghlagatin is a Ghanaian celebrity blogger, freelance journalist, and reporter.He is the founder of Ghlagatin.net, an entertainment website. He graduated from Accra Technical University, ATU with a National High Diploma in Interior Design.

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