• Omicron yet to peak in many countries, 'Premature' to declare 'Victory': WHO

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    Digital Desk: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday stated that the present Covid-19 cases caused by the Omicron variant are yet to rise in numerous nations, and efforts to restrain the stretch should be reduced gradually. "We are advising warning because many nations have not reached through the rise of Omicron yet. As a result, many nations have lower grades of vaccination scope with extremely weak people within their residents," stated Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO's technical authority on Covid-19. "And so currently is not the time to lift everything all at once. We have consistently recommended, still (be) very careful, to use and lift those interventions steadily and gradually, bit by bit. Because this virus is is quite active," Maria added. Additionally, the health departments encouraged nations to document their course out of the pandemic and not blindly observe others in soothing steps.  WHO emergency chief Mine Ryan stated he stressed that political arm-twisting might result in some nations reopening their organizations prematurely, leading to extreme further transmissions of Covid-19 and casualties. Also Read: Pratik Sehajpal: Salman Khan surprises Bigg Boss 15 runners-up with a special gift "I believe it's a growth stage for many nations, not every nation in the same condition. So those nations who are driving conclusions to unlock up more extensively also ought to be prepared of reintroducing steps, with community approval, if required. So as if we unlock the gates fast, you reasonably be very well capable of closing it remarkably fast as well," added Ryan.  Additionally, WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus cautioned that it was too premature for nations to claim victory over Covid-19 or show up shots to stop transmission. "It is early for any nation to either self-denial or to proclaim success," stated Ghebreyesus, counting that "this virus is risky, and it persists to grow before our very eyes." This statement came as Denmark evolved as the first EU nation to withdraw all of its domestic Covid curbs despite registering numbers of cases of the milder Omicron variant, with several other nations watching identical activities.

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