UN Secretary General warns of new pandemic

(ORDO NEWS) — UN Secretary General Antonio Geterres announced that the coronavirus pandemic will not be the last test for humanity. Therefore, right now you need to prepare for a new disease. In order to draw public attention to this issue, the International Day of Anti-Epidemic Preparedness was introduced last year, which is now celebrated on December 27.

The UN Secretary-General calls on everyone to pay maximum attention to the issue of preparing for future pandemics and to allocate sufficient funds from the budgets for this. He especially stressed that in this situation it will not be possible to do without investments.

Biologists, in turn, are completely sure that another rather dangerous virus will appear in the near future. The WHO said that a new pathogen is only a matter of time, and if you look at the situation from the point of view of biology, it will not be possible to avoid it.

WHO Director-General Tedros Adanom Ghebreyesus says that people should draw conclusions from the coronavirus pandemic and start preparing for the next spread of some dangerous disease. He also called on the governments of the countries to support the conclusion of a legal nature on an international agreement regarding preparation for pandemics. The agreement additionally contains information that relates to the response to the spread of a disease in the future.

Earlier we wrote that UN experts said that the Earth is warming up faster than previously thought. UN experts have provided another report on how the average temperature on our planet is increasing. Experts noted the fact that the Earth is heating up very rapidly and this process is going much faster than previously thought. To date, the temperature has increased by 1.1 degrees. In this case, the critical indicator is 1.5 degrees.

And also recall that Moderna warned about a new dangerous strain of coronavirus. Pharmaceutical company Moderna has warned that a completely new strain of coronavirus could emerge, which will be a hybrid of Delta and Omicron. This will happen if a person becomes infected with both viruses at the same time.


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