The effects of the coronavirus pandemic will be ‘felt for decades to come,’ WHO chief says : worldnews

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The effects of the coronavirus pandemic that has infected more than 17 million people and claimed the lives of more than 674,000 will be felt far into the future, World Health Organization officials said Friday.

“The pandemic is a once-in-a-century health crisis, the effects of which will be felt for decades to come,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a meeting of the organization’s emergency committee, according to Reuters.

Anthony Fauci and other top health officials on Friday told a House panel the coronavirus would likely continue for some time.

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