The US should prepare for a new pandemic and plan the budget, taking into account the consequences of the coronavirus. This was announced on June 21 by US President Joe Biden during a speech on the use of the COVID-19 vaccine for children under five years of age.
“We need more money, not only for vaccines for children. We need more money to plan for a second pandemic. There will be another pandemic. We must think ahead. That's why we need money,” the White House press service quotes him as saying.
On June 8, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said that a new and more aggressive strain of coronavirus infection could appear at any moment. According to him, the feeling that the pandemic is over is wrong. Ghebreyesus urged countries to remain vigilant against this infection.
Many in Russia reacted painfully to the disappearance of private military company Wagner from the information field