WHO Says that Partisan Politics and Lack of Solidarity are Fueling the Pandemic
A top official from the World Health Organisation, Dr. Tedros said on Monday that the lack of solidarity among the nations and partisan politics are the key factors that are impacting the coronavirus pandemic situation negatively. He addressed the press and said that in these unprecedented times, all the nations need to come together in this fight to overcome this situation
“The cracks between people and the cracks between parties is fuelling it,” World Health Organisation Director-General Rd. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. “Don’t use this virus as an opportunity to fight against each other or score political points. It’s dangerous. It’s like playing with fire.”
He also warned that these political actions are not ceased then the worst is still “ahead of us”. “This virus is dangerous. It exploits cracks between us,” World Health Organisation Director-General said. “We need global solidarity that’s cemented on genuine national unity. Without national unity and global solidarity, trust us, the worst is yet ahead of us. Let’s prevent this tragedy.”
The virus has been a matter of discussion all over the world as it has taken over 160,000 lives till now all over the world. The virus has infected more than 2.3 million people in the world. The cases of this pandemic have been more tragic in the United States that has become the nation with most cases number of cases. The virus originated from Wuhan, China.
Tedros also said on Monday that World Health Organisation has warned the developed nations beforehand to take the situation more seriously and now it is evident that the situation is getting out of hand in most of the developed nations. Tedros has also received several death threats and racial remarks for his previous statements.
“It did. We said that,” he said. “Let’s stop additional surprises.”
“Please work together. We need national unity. We’ve seen the tragedy and we need global solidarity that’s based on honest and genuine national unity,” he added.