According to the official website of the World Health Organization, on September 14, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at an online press conference that day: The number of deaths from COVID-19 reported last week was the lowest since March 2020. The end of the COVID-19 epidemic is “imminent”, and the world is at the best time to overcome the epidemic. WHO calls on all countries to continue to fight against the epidemic.
Tedros said: “Although we have not reached the point of ending the epidemic, victory is at hand.” He said that if we do not seize this opportunity now, we will face more mutations, more deaths, and more destruction. and more uncertain risks. Going against the current, if you don’t advance, you will retreat. WHO calls on all countries to continue to fight against the epidemic, such as vaccinating high-risk groups including health workers and the elderly, and continuing to conduct COVID-19 testing.
The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020. According to the World Health Organization, as of September 11 this year, more than 605 million people around the world have been infected with the COVID-19, and the death toll has exceeded 6.4 million.