Emergency phase of pandemic ‘is over, but Covid is not’: WHO

EU foreign policy chief says delays China trip over Covid infection
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The World Health Organization stressed Friday that while it has determined that Covid-19 no longer constitutes a global health emergency, the disease has not gone away.

“We can’t let our guard down,” Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO’s technical lead on Covid-19, told reporters, insisting that “the crisis phase, the emergency phase is over, but Covid is not”.


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