Ongoing transmission dynamics show the world needs to brace for an even tougher year of fighting Covid-19, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned, while the disease has turned into the “perfect storm” in Europe and the US.
“We are going into a second year of this, it could even be tougher given the transmission dynamics and some of the issues that we are seeing,” WHO’s Health Emergencies chief, Mike Ryan, said during a Q&A session broadcast online on Wednesday.
Following a drop in new cases reported over the holiday season, the numbers are “picking up” again – and the overall picture does not look particularly promising, the senior official admitted.
Ryan’s words were echoed by Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO’s technical lead for its Health Emergencies Programme. “After the holidays, in some countries the situation will get a lot worse before it gets better,” she warned. …
Uhm, ok, but what about all the insects? Some of them bite, and all of them are dirty. And what about the asteroids circling menacingly over our heads? What are we going to do about them? CO2? And subversive ideas like human rights and informed consent and skepticism of the scamdemic? They’re giving aid and comfort to the enemy which is sure to make them even infectious.
Oh well, when everyone is starving in the streets I guess it won’t matter.