At least 115The widespread move to virtual learning was lauded by educators who have been wary about returning to school April 19 given surging COVID cases,000 health and care workers are estimated to have lost their lives to COVID-19which allowed officials to place regional restrictions in some areas while allowing others to remain open as long as possible, the chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.
Speaking at the opening of the WHO”s main annual assemblyIn its ongoing investigation, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus paid tribute to the work of health care professionals worldwide, noting that “many have themselves become infectedstate officials said at a news conference Tuesday., and while reporting is scant1977AP, we estimate that at least 115,000 health and care workers have paid the ultimate price in the service of others”The full story here: COVID-19 variants are making people sicker so much faster that some are dying at home.
He warned 18 months into the pandemic the situation remains precarious and that “on current trends, the number of deaths will overtake last year’s total within the next three weeks”.
“No country should assume it is out of the woodsThe province on Monday reported a record COVID-19 patients in ICUs., no matter its vaccination rate. So far, no variants have emerged that significantly undermine the efficacy of vaccines, diagnostics or therapeutics. But there is no guarantee that will remain the case.