Some reports claim Omicron could end the pandemic. The WHO doesn’t think so.
The World Health Organization cautioned against thinking COVID-19 may soon end.
Why shouldn’t we think the pandemic is over?
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), said assuming Omicron signals the end of the pandemic is dangerous. Find additional details here.
He also commented that, “there are different scenarios for how the pandemic could play out and how the acute phase could end. But it’s dangerous to assume that Omicron will be the last variant or that we are in the endgame.”
Globally, conditions are ideal for more variants to emerge.