Global coronavirus cases down for 4th straight week, according to W.H.O.

The sars-cov-2 strains that emerged in countries like Brazil and South Africa should not cause panic, according to W.H.O. chief scientist Sumya Swaminathan, as new strains are constantly emerging in a virus' natural evolution.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - World Health Organization (W.H.O.) Director-General Tedros Adhanom has reported that the global number of covid-19 cases has decreased for the fourth straight week over the past seven days. According to him, this is a result of restrictions imposed by countries and the progress of vaccination. "It is not yet time to relax protective measures," he said over a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland.

The W.H.O. has further stated that studies conducted to date do not suggest a lower vaccine protection against severe cases of the new strains detected.

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