W.H.O.: Planet Unprepared for Future Pandemics, Which May Be More Deadly

Countries are unable to cope with the current Covid-19 pandemic, according to a senior consultant for the W.H.O.: "Just look at the second and third waves..

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "This pandemic was not the 'big one'. It was a wake-up call for us to invest more in science, logistics, training and communication to tackle more lethal future pandemics," said Michael Ryan, W.H.O. (World Health Organization) Executive Director.

According to Ryan, the Sars-Cov-2, which has already infected more than 80.5 million people in the world and killed at least 1.76 million, is highly transmissible, but its lethality is relatively low. "The planet is fragile, there is much complexity and connectivity, and we must work together because there may be . . .

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