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WHO chief urges all countries worldwide to bring back masking in wake of new COVID-19 outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for the return of the mask regime in all countries because of the spread of the Omicron strain.

WHO chief urges all countries worldwide to bring back masking in wake of new COVID-19 outbreak
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The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adanom Gebreyesus said that new mutations of the coronavirus continue to spread actively around the world, so the widespread mask regime and other anti-covid measures should be returned everywhere, Sky News TV channel reports his words.

"I am concerned that the number of COVID-19 infections continues to rise," - he said. The WHO chief noted that the new outbreak has already put pressure on already strained health systems and health workers.

Gebreyesus also said the increased number of deaths was worrisome.

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