Some speculate about the end of the coronavirus crisis, experts from the World Health Organization [WHO] have warned that Covid-19 “will never disappear”
“It’s important to put this on the table: this virus may just become an endemic virus in our communities again, and this virus may never go away,” said Michael Ryan, WHO’s head of emergency.
“I think there are no promises in this and no data. This disease can get into a long-standing problem, “though,” he added, “perhaps not. ‘
As long as no vaccine has been developed, the threat of the virus limits what we can do and where we can go.
Some people are impatient about that. US President Donald Trump rejected a warning from his own medical expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, that the reopening of the country’s schools and workplaces could be disastrous.
“It’s not an acceptable answer for me, especially when it comes to schools,” said the President.
“Our country must come back and it must come back as soon as possible,” he added, “and I don’t think our country will come back when schools are closed.”
He said he would only compromise that he would think would restrict teachers “from a certain age” to teach.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin added that waiting too long to reopen workplaces would cause “serious economic damage” with its own health effect.
American mistrust in government circles is increasing. A CIA report released last week states that China was trying to prevent the WHO from warning the world of the Coronavirus outbreak in January – and that the Chinese used that time to store medical supplies from around the world .
WHO has rejected the CIA report, as well as a similar disclosure from the German security services.
WHO spokesman Christian Lindmeier told Newsweek: “We do not comment on specific discussions with Member States, but we can say that during the pandemic the WHO acted at all times in accordance with its mandate as an evidence-based technical organization targeting on the protection of all people, everywhere. “
Mr. Lindmeier added: “WHO bases its recommendations on science, best public health practices, evidence, data and the advice of independent experts.