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Covid could settle down this year, may pose similar threat to flu: WHO

"I think we're coming to that point where we can look at Covid-19 in the same way we look at seasonal influenza," WHO emergencies director Michael Ryan told a press conference

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This year, the Covid-19 pandemic may reach a point where it poses a threat akin to the seasonal flu, World Health Organization (WHO) said in a press conference on Friday. 

The WHO expressed confidence about the pandemic phase of the virus coming to an end and said that it will be able to announce an end to the emergency sometime in 2023.

The International health agency first referred to the situation as a pandemic three years ago in March, however WHO director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus maintains that governments should have sprung into action several weeks earlier.

"I think we're coming

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First Published: Mar 17 2023 | 9:20 PM IST

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