"The groundwork of all happiness is health." - Leigh Hunt

WHO officially declares global health emergency as a result of COVID-19 over

May 5, 2023 – The World Health Organization (WHO) makes it official and publicizes the tip of the worldwide health emergency greater than three years after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Realistically, not much is more likely to change, and the declaration doesn't mean that COVID now not exists.

The indisputable fact that the WHO is now ending the “public health emergency of international proportions” is as a result of falling case numbers, fewer hospitalizations and stronger immunity.

We have come a great distance for the reason that agency first declared COVID an emergency on January 30, 2020, and a pandemic on March 11 of the identical 12 months. But before you have a good time, take a moment to reflect on the worldwide impact of COVID. The WHO says greater than 765 million cases Cases of COVID have been reported worldwide, including nearly 7 million deaths.

“But we all know [death] “The death toll is many times higher, at least 20 million,” said WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus during a press conference today. “Last week, COVID-19 claimed a life every three minutes.”

“This news means that it is time for countries to move from emergency mode to combat COVID-19 in parallel with other infectious diseases,” he said.

The U.S. government is predicted to follow suit and permit the general public health emergency to run out on May 11. In practice, this may likely mean the tip of free at-home Covid-19 test kits and the tip of full insurance coverage for lab testing and other public health measures.