UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres, believes that the current outbreak of the coronavirus is the biggest challenge to peace since the Second world war. He said this during a speech in the headquarters of UN in new York, writes the BBC.
The UN Secretary General also added that the epidemic could lead to a recession, “which probably has no parallel in the recent past”.
Guterres called for an immediate coordinated response in the health sector to suppress the transmission and termination of the pandemic.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from Johns Hopkins University on April 1, the world is sick of 877 thousand people, more than 43 thousand died.