|There were 21 million new coronavirus cases reported globally last week (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT PHOTO)
The next Covid-19 variant will definitely be more contagious than omicron, but the real question is whether or not it will be more deadly World Health Organization officials pointed out. Further, issuing another warning regarding long COVID, they asserted that pre-Omicron, there was an estimate that one out of every 10 patients would suffer from lingering symptoms, however, it is yet to be known, how or whether new variants can change that count.
While addressing a Q&A session on Tuesday, WHO officials touched upon topics including next variants, long COVID, end of the pandemic etc. Read here.