According to the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the effects of the health crisis linked to Covid-19 will be felt for decades to come.
The world economy is suffering
According to a report established by the French press, Friday, July 31, citing official sources, the pandemic of Covid-19 has killed at least 673,909 people and more than 17,352,910 cases of contamination worldwide. Currently, 196 countries and territories are affected by this virus, reports Le Figaro.
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TheMondial economy suffers more than ever from the effects of the new coronavirus. The eurozone posted a historic decline in GDP, United States have predicted a recession and many tourist countries are crippled by the lack of travelers.
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Disastrous consequences expected
At a meeting in Geneva, the Director-General of WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has already warned of the disastrous consequences that this pandemic were going to create in the world. “This pandemic is a health crisis of only one per century, and its effects will be felt for decades to come,” he said.
Currently, the United States remain at the head of the countries most affected by Covid-19 with 153,268 dead. They are followed by Brazil (92,475 deaths), the Mexico (46,688), the United Kingdom (45,999) and India (35,747).
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