“The COVID-19 pandemic is now in its third year and we are at a critical juncture.

We must work together to bring the acute phase of this pandemic to an end, ”RIA Novosti quotes Ghebreyesus at a briefing.

He noted that there are all the tools to put an end to this acute phase of the pandemic.

“But we must use them fairly and wisely,” the WHO chief added.

Earlier, Ghebreyesus said that ideal conditions have been created in the world today for the emergence of new strains of coronavirus.