June 5, 2023
Maria Van Kerkhove

WHO Technical Lead for COVID-19 Maria Van Kerkhove

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World Health Organization (WHO) not satisfied with COVID-19 vaccination coverage. This statement was made on Saturday, May 6, by Maria van Kerkhove, head of the WHO technical department for response to COVID-19.

“That’s why we’re working so hard with countries to scale up vaccination coverage,” she said. The words of van Kerkhove on Saturday, May 6, leads RIA News.

At the end of 2022, the head of WHO noted that a certain immunity to coronavirus at least 90% of the world’s population has. It was developed as a result of vaccination or illness.

The World Health Organization announced on May 5 that cancel status global pandemic of coronavirus infection, which was declared in 2020. Since the beginning of the pandemic, at least 20 million people have died from COVID-19 worldwide.

The pandemic was caused by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The first outbreak of the disease was recorded at the end of 2019 in Wuhan, China.

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