WHO Director-General: The COVID-19 epidemic will have serious long-term consequences such as interruption of education for young people.
December 14th, local time, WHO held a regular press conference on COVID-19. WHO Director-General Tedros said that although the direct health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people is not so serious
it has serious long-term consequences, such as educational disruption, economic uncertainty, loss or lack of employment opportunities.
It will affect physical and mental health, etc. More than a billion students have been affected by school closures
and one in six young people around the world have lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.