L-R Michael Ryes Executive Director and DG Ghebreyesus
World Health Organisation, WHO, Director- General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has said that the world is in dare need of leadership in the face of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic. Almost nine million people have been infected and nearly 470,000 have died.
He said at a virtual health forum “The world is in desperate need of national unity and global solidarity. The politicisation of the pandemic has exacerbated it.”
“The greatest threat we face now is not the virus itself – it’s the lack of global solidarity and global leadership.”
The WHO has also reportedly said the pandemic is still accelerating and that its economic and other effects would be felt for decades. The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned of a lack of global leadership over the pandemic.