WHO: The greatest threat is lack of global solidarity and leadership

The COVID-19 pandemic is still accelerating and its effects will be felt for decades, the head of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual health forum on June 22. He said that the greatest threat facing the world is not the virus itself, but "the lack of global solidarity and global leadership." "We cannot defeat this pandemic with a divided world," he said. "The politicization of the pandemic has exacerbated it. None of us is safe until all of us are safe."