The situation in India, where the pandemic of coronavirus is reaching unprecedented levels, it is “more than heartbreaking,” declared Monday the director general of the World Health Organization (WHO).
“The WHO it does everything it can, supplying essential material and equipment, especially thousands of oxygen concentrators, prefabricated mobile field hospitals and laboratory equipment ”, he claimed Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, at a press conference.
India set a world record Sunday with nearly 350,000 infections in a single day.
In a few days, the Indian variant plunged the Asian giant of 1.3 billion people into chaos and several countries announced that they were sending emergency aid.
“WHO deployed more than 2,600 people to support the response on the ground, to provide support for surveillance activities, technical councils and vaccination efforts.”, said the head of the WHO.
The organization also indicated in a text transmitted to AFP that it was conducting a rapid analysis of the situation in areas where there is a resurgence of infections, and also made recommendations and supported the implementation of these measures.
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