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Covid pandemic remains a global emergency but end could be nearer: WHO

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more variants, deaths, disruptions and uncertainty if the world does not take the opportunity now, the WHO chief said, “So, let's seize this opportunity." “We can end this pandemic together, but only if all countries, manufacturers, communities and individuals step up and seize this opportunity," he said.

He also announced that the World Health Organization is releasing six short policy briefs that outline the key actions that all governments must take now to "finish the race".

The policy briefs are a summary, based on the evidence and experience of the last 32 months, outlining what works best to save lives, protect health systems, and avoid social and economic disruption. “[They] are an urgent call for governments to take a hard look at their policies and strengthen them for Covid-19 and future pathogens with pandemic potential," Tedros explained.

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