WHO chief says 2022 must be year 'we end the pandemic'

AFP , Monday 20 Dec 2021

The World Health Organization chief called Monday for the world to pull together and make the difficult decisions needed to end the Covid-19 pandemic within the next year.

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a press conference on December 20, 2021 at the WHO headquarters in Geneva. AFP

As the end-of-year festivities approach, WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said it was better to cancel events "now and celebrate later than to celebrate now and grieve later."

"2022 must be the year we end the pandemic."

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