WHO: fight against COVID was compared with marathon: many unknown obstacles

Humanity will soon overcome 60 percent of the path in the fight against Coronavirus, but it is too early to predict the deadlines for the completion of the pandemic, the Main Researcher of the World Health Organization (WHO) Suminate, TASS reports.

Svinatan explained the interview with the Sonntags Blick Swiss newspaper that “there are too many unknown” obstacles, among which – the emergence of new virus mutations.

comparing a pandemic with marathon, she said: “I hope we will soon overcome 60 percent of the route.”

At the same time, the WHO representative did not rule out that there will be no more obstacles for humanity in this matter. “It would be premature to say that we will soon cross [the finish line], this is not the case,” Schinatan said.