WHO Reminder: The Pandemic is Not Over
A recent meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO) raised important concerns about the continuing COVID-19 threat – and how treating it as though it has ended could be setting us all up for bigger problems.
The twelfth meeting of the WHO International Health Regulations Emergency Committee regarding the pandemic determined that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to constitute a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. In particular, the emergence and international spread of new SARS-CoV-2 variants may present an even greater global health impact.
Among the meeting’s key points:
As a resilience professional, it is up to you to continue to communicate the ongoing and evolving risks of the pandemic with your organization and staffers.