WHO says it has serious concerns about Covid-19's impact on weak systems

GENEVA: The Covid-19 pandemic clearly remains a global emergency and is of particular concern as it spreads more widely with weak health systems, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

Three months after the WHO emergency committee first advised WHO director-general Ghebreyesus to declare a public health emergency on the new one, he said: The pandemic remains a public health emergency of international concern. .

Tedros said he had serious concerns about the potential impact of the disease as it begins to accelerate in countries with weaker health systems.

As we have clearly done from the beginning, we will continue to ask countries to implement a comprehensive package of measures to find, isolate, test, and treat every case, and track every contact, Tedros said at a briefing at WHO. Geneva campus.

He said WHO will continue to work with countries and partners to enable essential travel necessary for the pandemic response, humanitarian relief and cargo operations, and for countries to gradually resume normal passenger travel.