The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adnorm Gebresossus warns about the coronavirus infection and income among women 25 to 59 years old “They are skyrocketing in worrying ways.”
Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Tedros pointed out that this increase “may be” due to Higher transmission capacity of new strains And to achieve “social isolation among the youngest people”.
In this case, the Director-General of WHO has ensured This epidemic can be contained in “a few months”, But as long as the necessary measures are taken “in a systematic and fair manner”.
Similarly, it insists that WHO is interested in establishing a technology transfer center for messenger RNA vaccines, with a view to increase output The application of these vaccines in low-income and low-income countries.
Therefore, Tedros has asked the manufacturers of these vaccines to “contribute their technology and expertise” to the center. “Science’s ability to innovate shocked us, and now we need those Innovation benefits the greatest number of people”, Has been assigned.
Although it warns that the world is “Through difficult times”, The Director-General of WHO has always been optimistic and pointed out that “when there is hope, there are still many reasons.” “More than 3 million people” Used for coronavirus.
“These ones Creepy figures They are difficult to absorb, and these deaths are tragedies. Last week, for the eighth consecutive week, new cases of covid-19 increased,” he lamented.
WHO doctor María Van Kerkhove emphasized that “the infection rate is higher in all age groups” and she asked “don’t blame anyone” because “Everyone must play a role in this pandemic.”
“we must Avoid crowded places And the government supports the people so that they can work remotely, stay at home and reduce the spread of the virus. Children, youth and adults, we all have a role to play,” he said.
In this sense, experts demanded “no more blame”: “Young people have shown us How to keep distance without losing connectivity. Each of us has a role, and each of us must feel supported. “
Similarly, Michael Ryan, WHO’s director of emergency affairs, argued that youth “is not a problem, but a solution,” for which he advised the public to “change the way of thinking.” “Not enough suggestions If we don’t change the way of thinking, things will change. Maybe this pandemic may change the mindset, and we have to think about it a lot. “
When asked about the number of babies killed by Covid-19, Dr. Van Kerkhove promised not to give a “specific answer” but warned “Many children died” Despite “so many cases”, he has proved that “the proportion of children suffering from this serious disease is still much lower.”
“When it affects children, it is generally milder, but this is not a generally applicable law. Everyone is at risk Against this virus, anyone who is infected is at risk of developing this disease in its most serious form,” he explained.
In addition, experts stated that they are developing targeted guidelines so that more than one billion people with disabilities worldwide can “ be careful And received the necessary materials “to fight the coronavirus.
Therefore, he emphasized that they are embarking on innovations in overall protection equipment or transparent masks that allow lip reading, and a series of initiatives they are carrying out to enable people with disabilities and their families to “own Information required”.