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World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “WHO Director-General Dr Tedros on the Delta variant” – below is their description.
The Delta variant is ripping around the world at a scorching pace – present in over 100 countries – & driving a new spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths. We are experiencing a worsening situation that further threatens lives & livelihoods. This is no time for a lull.
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros
Watch the entire press conference of 12 July 2021 here: https://youtu.be/rILGNmy4aAIWorld Health Organization (WHO) YouTube Channel
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