COVID-19 is likely at a “transition point”, WHO says, and continues to be a public health emergency of international concern – the agency’s highest alert level.
COVID remains public health emergency: WHO
COVID-19 remains a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organisation says, designating the disease its highest form of alert.
The pandemic was likely at a “transition point” that continues to need careful management to “mitigate the potential negative consequences”, the agency said on Monday.
It is three years since the WHO first declared that COVID represented a global health emergency.
More than 6.8 million people have died during the outbreak, which has touched every country on Earth, ravaging communities and economies.