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WHO chief: ‘Hope to finish this pandemic in less than two years’ – Al Jazeera English

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says he hopes the coronavirus crisis will be shorter than the 1918 Spanish flu.

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The World Health Organization has said it hopes the planet will be rid of the coronavirus pandemic in less than two years – faster than it took for the Spanish flu.
“We hope to finish this pandemic in less than two years,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters from the WHO’s headquarters in Geneva, insisting that it should be possible to tame the novel coronavirus faster than the deadly 1918 pandemic.
Compared with back then, the world today is at a disadvantage due to its “globalisation, …

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