Mike Ryan

WHO: second year of pandemic 'could even be tougher'

The second year of the COVID-19 pandemic may be tougher than the first given how the new coronavirus is spreading, especially in the northern hemisphere as more infectious variants circulate, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. …

WHO expects first COVID-19 vaccinations in early 2021

Researchers are making "good progress" in developing vaccines against COVID-19, with a handful in late-stage trials, but their first use cannot be expected until early 2021, World Health Organization (WHO) expert Mike Ryan said. …

WHO: coronavirus may never go away

The coronavirus "may never go away", the World Health Organization (WHO) emergencies director Mike Ryan has warned. Speaking at a briefing, Ryan warned against trying to predict when the virus would disappear. …