The politicization of the problems associated with the global SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic exacerbated the damage it caused. This opinion was expressed by the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adan Gebreyesus, reports Reuters.
A statement by Gebreyesus was made at the virtual world health summit, which was organized by the Dubai authorities.
On June 19, the head of WHO warned the world about the beginning of a new dangerous phase of coronavirus: people have already begun to emerge from isolation, but the infection continues to spread at a high speed.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the pandemic has affected more than 8.9 million people worldwide. More than 468 thousand people died due to causes associated with the new type of pneumonia, COVID-19, caused by coronavirus.