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WHO Chief Warns World Leaders Not To ‘Politicize’ Pandemic

“The greatest threat we face now is not the virus itself, it’s the lack of global solidarity and global leadership,” says Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization’s director-general.
World Health Organization
“The greatest threat we face now is not the virus itself, it’s the lack of global solidarity and global leadership,” says Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization’s director-general.";s:3:"u

The head of the World Health Organization is warning that the coronavirus pandemic “is still accelerating” around the globe. 

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO’s director-general, noted Monday that 1 million cases of the virus had been reported in just the last eight days alone.

It took the world three months to see its first 1 million infections, Tedros said during a videoconference for the Dubai-based World Government Summit. 

Ghebreyesus also warned against the “politicization” of the pandemic. 

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide is approaching 9 million, with more than 468,000 deaths. Worldwide, about a dozen potential COVID-19 vaccines are in early stages of testing.

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