Talking in Geneva, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the Spanish influenza of 1918 had taken two years to survive.
In any case, he included that current advances in innovation could empower the world to end the infection “in a shorter time”.
“Obviously with more connectiveness, the infection has a superior possibility of spreading,” he said.
“And yet, we have likewise the innovation to stop it, and the information to stop it,” he noted, focusing on the significance of “national solidarity, worldwide solidarity”.
This season’s flu virus of 1918 murdered at any rate 50 million individuals.
Coronavirus has so far executed just about 800,000 individuals and contaminated almost 23 million.