January 19, 2022

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COVID in Spain, live today: restrictions, mandatory mask, Omicron, vaccine ...

COVID in Spain, live today: restrictions, mandatory mask, Omicron, vaccine …

The World Health Organization offers to determine the number of “alert” weeks remaining for Micron

The Director of the Department of Public Health and Environment at the World Health Organization, Maria Neira, gave an interview to Radio Nacional de Spain, in which she spoke about the increase in infections due to the Omicron variant of the Corona virus and warned that the worst of the sixth wave of infections is yet to come There is still a “week or two on alert”.

“It will be necessary to see if we reach the peak in the next two weeks”, but for now “we must continue with this alert, especially for Do not overload the primary care centers, who put effort above their needs.”

Despite everything, the expert showed optimistic about 2022, Do you guarantee it This year it will end “this acute and devastating phase of the virus”.. He also insisted that to achieve this, “the diagnoses, treatments, prevention, vaccination and intelligence that have been developed so far must be used so that this is certainly the year when COVID-19 does not present such a high risk.”

On the other hand, the director noted that the World Health Organization is conducting studies on the possibility that Micron is less dangerous than other variables. “We care about two important variables: transmission speed and virulence. Transmission speed has already been largely confirmed in microns. On the other hand, Low virulence is not 100% proven“But we hope that this will be confirmed as soon as possible,” Neira said.

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