translated from Spanish: WHO Emergency Committee said pandemic will «last for a long time»

Coronavirus, today, left more than 17,594,541 infected and nearly 679,439 dead. In this regard, the Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) stated that the pandemic «will last a long time». The group of scientists who make up it met for the first time in three months to discuss and review all the scientific information collected in that quarter. Among them, they concluded that COVID-19 remains «an international health emergency».

Today alone, 290,400 new infected and 6,815 died of coronavirus.» Many countries that believed the worst had passed are now facing new outbreaks; some who were less affected in the first few weeks are now seeing the increase in cases and deaths, while others who had large outbreaks have managed to control them,» said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO Director-General, about the situation in some countries that made preventive measures more flexible. In addition, at the earliest, WHO representatives estimated that the COVID-19 vaccine would be ready for the first part of 2021.
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