SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 31 July 2021, Saturday |

WHO panel warns of ‘strong likelihood’ of more dangerous COVID variants

The World Health Organization’s emergency committee warned Thursday that new concerning variants of Covid-19 were likely to spread around the world, making it even harder to curb the pandemic.

“The pandemic is nowhere near finished,” the committee said in a statement, highlighting “the strong likelihood for the emergence and global spread of new and possibly more dangerous variants of concern that may be even more challenging to control.”