WebAdmin 134 0 0 2 years ago 4 min to read

It’s risky to presume Omicron’s final variant: Executive Director, World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) in the Philippines cautioned against making the “dangerous” assumption that Omicron would bring the epidemic to a close since additional varieties could arise.

“There are many unknowns regarding how this epidemic may develop in the future. It’s really risky to presume that Omicron would be the last version or that we’re nearing the finish of the game “In a Laging Handa briefing, acting WHO Philippines representative Dr. Rajendra Yadav remarked.

“New variants may evolve, and these new variants may dodge our countermeasures, becoming totally resistant to present vaccines, necessitating vaccine changes,” he noted.

Despite increased vaccine supplies around the world, certain nations still have low vaccination coverage and significant virus transmission, which he believes could lead to new variations.

In Africa, for example, Yadav stated that certain nations are still struggling with vaccination rollouts, with only 11 percent of the population fully vaccinated.

“Less vaccination equals greater transmission, and more transmission means we’re more likely to see new variations emerge. However, this can happen in any country. Because we cannot virus-proof our international boundaries, what happens in other nations has an impact on the Philippines as well “he stated

“So, if additional nations have low vaccination coverage and significant virus transmission, new variations are likely to emerge in the following weeks or months. Let’s hope that’s not the case “Added he.

According to Yadav, there were “very few deaths” in the Philippines during the latest Omicron outbreak, and the country’s healthcare utilization rate is “pretty constant.” Despite this, citizens and government officials must remain cautious.

“So, for the time being, we can say the worst is gone, but just for the time being since we have no idea how long this current good position will endure. We must hope for the best while preparing for the worst “he stated

QR Code

Save/Share this story with QR CODE


Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only and does not constitute endorsement of any specific technologies or methodologies and financial advice or endorsement of any specific products or services.

๐Ÿ“ฉ Need to get in touch? Feel free to Email Us for comments, suggestions, reviews, or anything else.


We appreciate your reading. ๐Ÿ˜ŠSimple Ways To Say Thanks & Support Us:
1.) โค๏ธGIVE A TIP. Send a small donation thru Paypal๐Ÿ˜Šโค๏ธ
Your DONATION will be used to fund and maintain NEXTGENDAY.com
Subscribers in the Philippines can make donations to mobile number 0917 906 3081, thru GCash.
3.) ๐Ÿ›’ BUY or SIGN UP to our AFFILIATE PARTNERS.
4.) ๐Ÿ‘ Give this news article a THUMBS UP, and Leave a Comment (at Least Five Words).


AFFILIATE PARTNERS
LiveGood
World Class Nutritional Supplements - Buy Highest Quality Products, Purest Most Healthy Ingredients, Direct to your Door! Up to 90% OFF.
Join LiveGood Today - A company created to satisfy the world's most demanding leaders and entrepreneurs, with the best compensation plan today.


About Author

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x