The reverse side of the fight against COVID: the WHO is sounding the alarm

 The other side of the fight against COVID: WHO is sounding the alarm

Amid the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the amount of waste has increased around the world.

According to the World Health Organization, we are talking about gloves , masks and syringes.

WHO noted that tens of thousands of tons of medical waste overload waste management systems and threaten both health and the environment.

“We have found that people are wearing excessive amounts of personal protective equipment,” said Margaret Montgomery, Technical Officer, WHO Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Health.

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