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WHO is exploring when and how to declare end of Covid emergency

By Thomas Mulier, Andy Hoffman and John Lauerman

11 Mar 2022 · 2 min read

Public health experts at the World Health Organization have begun discussing how and when to call an end to the global Covid-19 crisis, according to people familiar with the matter.

The WHO isn't currently considering such a declaration, according to the people. While cases have fallen in many places, fatalities have spiked in Hong Kong, and this week China reported more than 1,000 new daily cases for the first time in two years.

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